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Tracing back the smog

Publication | 2013-12-02 at 12:30

Greenpeace has been co-operating with a team from the University of Leeds, UK, led by Dr. Dabo Guan, with the aim to study PM2.5 sources and control strategies in Jingjinji, since the end of 2012. This project report is the first of its kind to...

Burning Money

Publication | 2016-07-13 at 10:00

After two decades of breakneck growth in coal-fired power generation, power generation from coal finally slowed down in 2011 and turned into a decline in 2013, as a result of booming clean energy and slowing power demand growth. While this...

The end of China's coal boom

Publication | 2014-04-10 at 22:00 2 comments

China’s coal control measures, driven by severe air pollution across the country, could help the world avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new analysis.

Boom and Bust 2016

Publication | 2016-04-06 at 11:40

The world has too many coal-fired power plants, yet the power industry continues to build more. While the amount of electricity generated from coal has declined for two years in a row, the industry has ignored this trend and continues to build...

Study on Economics of Coal-fired Power Generation Projects in China Report

Publication | 2016-04-28 at 16:51

After analyzing the thermal-power (coal-power) related phemonenon and data of the power sector in 2015, the mismatching of use and resources remains complex. With a 2.3% annual drop in thermal power generation and only 0.5% growth in total...

Estimating Carbon Emissions from China’s Coal-to-Chemical Industry during the “13th...

Publication | 2017-04-25 at 3:00

China’s coal-and-chemical industry has long been controversial for its high level of carbon emissions. In the recently released “13th Five-year Plan for Energy”, the coal-to-chemical industry was set a number of key construction regions.

Thirsty Coal

Publication | 2012-08-14 at 5:30

As China’s economy grows, its thirst for energy - nearly 70% of which now comes from coal - worsens. The world’s second largest economy will construct 16 large-scale coal power bases, predominantly in western areas of the country over the...

China Wind Power Outlook 2012

Publication | 2012-09-18 at 11:30 1 comment

Wind power is globally recognized as an effective way to mitigate climate change, improve energy security, and support low-carbon industrial and economic growth. China, currently one of the world’s biggest energy consumers, has been the world...

Clean Air Action Plan: The Way Forward

Publication | 2016-02-22 at 16:00

Greenpeace analysis of satellite-based particulate matter measurements over the past decade shows that China’s systematic efforts to combat air pollution have achieved an impressive improvement in average air quality in the country in the past...

How the Coal Industry is Aggravating the Global Water Crisis

Publication | 2016-03-23 at 17:28

In its Global Risks Report 2015, the World Economic Forum stated “water security is one of the most tangible and fastest-growing social, political and economic challenges faced today.”1 Out of all industrial production, the coal industry...

Pipe Dreams

Publication | 2016-01-21 at 12:16

In this report, Greenpeace explores the development of China’s coal-to-chemical sector and environmental problems of the industry. We look at the efforts of one such SOE, the Datang group, one of China’s top 5 state-owned power sector giants,...

UPDATE: Is China doubling down on its coal power bubble?

Publication | 2016-03-02 at 11:24

In January-December 2015, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection and provincial Environmental Protection Bureaus gave at least one positive permitting decision to a total of 210 coal-fired power plants with a total capacity of 169 gigawatts...

Green Island Cement Data Graph

Publication | 2005-05-04 at 11:30

Green Island Cement Data Graph

Green Island Cement Licence

Publication | 2005-05-04 at 11:15

Green Island Cement Licence

China Wind Power Report 2007

Publication | 2007-11-01 at 7:00

China could lead the world in wind energy development and play a larger role in combating climate change, according to China Wind Power Report 2007, the report also predicts that China’s installed wind power capacity could reach 122 GW by 2020,...

Appendix 3: A list of global climate change and its consequences

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 3: A list of global climate change and its consequences

A Response to the “Future Development of the Electricity Market in Hong Kong Stage"

Publication | 2005-04-29 at 6:00

A Response to the “Future Development of the Electricity Market in Hong Kong Stage"

External Cost Calculation

Publication | 2005-04-20 at 12:10

European Commission conducted the cross-national study on the socio-environmental damages due to electricity generation over 10 years. The study concludes a set of “external cost” reference brought by different fuel sources. The study has been...

Why China Light & Power (CLP) matters to Climate Change?

Publication | 2005-04-20 at 12:10

“3 largest” – CLP is the largest power company (owns the generation, transmission and distribution facilities) in Hong Kong, the largest external investor in mainland China and one of the largest international private sector power companies in...

China Climate Impacts Overview

Publication | 2005-04-20 at 12:10

China Climate Impacts Overview

Climate Change

Publication | 2005-02-14 at 7:00

Climate Change

The True Cost of Coal: An Investigation into Coal Ash in China

Publication | 2010-09-15 at 6:00

This report, following in the footsteps of The True Cost of Coal, focuses on a long-ignored type of coal pollution. In 2009 alone, China generated at least 375 million tons of coal ash – more than twice the amount of urban domestic waste produced...

Give Donald a Dollar: audit report

Publication | 2010-01-18 at 7:00

Independent auditor's report on our Give Donald a Dollar fund raising activity.

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | 2010-01-21 at 7:00

China is the world’s biggest producer and consumer of coal. The country’s rocketing economic growth is heavily dependent on it, with more than 70 per cent of its energy needs coming from coal (the global average is around 30 per cent). However...

Letter to Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper

Publication | 2009-12-04 at 7:00

Just three days before the UN Copenhagen climate change summit opens, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Beijing. Greenpeace China delivered a letter to Mr. Harper urging him to stop the tar sands, one of the most destructive and...

China Solar PV Report

Publication | 2007-09-19 at 6:00

China’s installed capacity of solar PV will reach 10GWp, generating 130 TWh electricity annually, which is equal to electricity generation of 26 large-scaled coal power stations, according to China Solar PV Report, released by China Renewable...

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable China Energy Outlook

Publication | 2007-04-24 at 6:00

The report "Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable China Energy Outlook" is part of the global study "Energy [R]evolution" , produced by Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC). According to this report, China can achieve rapid...

Sharing Knowledge, Creating Solutions: Lessons Learned from U.S. Action on Climate Change

Publication | 2006-11-07 at 7:00

The aim of this report is to share information about what strategies have worked in U.S. localities which are similar to Hong Kong. The report does not suggest that Hong Kong has been historically responsible for an amount of pollution similar to...

“A Study on the Pricing Policy of Wind Power in China”

Publication | 2006-10-26 at 6:00

Wind power is the leader in the electricity supply sector and will almost certainly play an iimportant role in our energy future. So what is the best way for the government to support and regulate the industry so that it reaches its maximum...

Appendix 2 Trend of carbon dioxide emission in Hong Kong

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 2 Trend of carbon dioxide emission in Hong Kong

Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Findings

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Findings

Chapter 13 Conclusions and Analysis

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:48

Chapter 13 Conclusions and Analysis

Chapter 11 Costs

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:48

Chapter 11 Costs

Chapter 6 Hong Kong Resource

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 6 Hong Kong Resource

Chapter 4 From Now to 2020

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 4 From Now to 2020

Chapter 3 Guangdong Context

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:44

Chapter 3 Guangdong Context

Chapter 1 Introduction

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:43

Chapter 1 Introduction

Polluting power: ranking China's power companies

Publication | 2009-07-28 at 6:00

China’s electricity sector is dominated by large-scale power companies.This report ranks these power companies according to their greenhouse polluting power and recommends that China's electricity sector needs to radically improve energy...

Foreword and Contents

Publication | 2005-10-15 at 6:00

References

Publication | 2005-10-15 at 6:00

References

Chapter 12 Electricity Grid

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:48

Chapter 12 Electricity Grid

Chapter 10 Investment Climate

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:47

Chapter 10 Investment Climate

Chapter 9 Research and Development

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:47

Chapter 9 Research and Development

Chapter 8 Growth of Chinese Industry

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:46

Chapter 8 Growth of Chinese Industry

Chapter 7 Technology

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:46

Chapter 7 Technology

Chapter 5 Exploitation of the Resource

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 5 Exploitation of the Resource

Chapter 2 China Context

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:44

Chapter 2 China Context

Wind Guangdong

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 13:10

Wind Guangdong is a groundbreaking new report commissioned by Greenpeace from respected international wind energy consultants Garrad Hassan. It bases its analysis on a range of the best available wind resource data as well as worldwide knowledge...

Analysis of coal ash from the CLP’s power generation

Publication | 2005-10-03 at 6:00

In August 2005, Greenpeace East Asia continued our air pollution monitoring mission in the coal-fired power plants in Hong Kong. We collected coal fly ash samples from the ash lagoons and a cement plant, and obtained an analysis report from an...

Wind Force 12

Publication | 2005-06-30 at 9:59

The global energy challenge of our time is to tackle the threat of climate change, meet the rising demand for energy and to safeguard security of energy supplies. Wind energy is one of the most effective power technologies that is ready today for...

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