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A scar on the plateau

Standard Page | 2014-08-18 at 19:19

The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is one of China's pristine alpine grasslands, and it was supposed to be a beautiful paradise for wild animals. However, Greenpeace's latest investigation has revealed that it is being scarred by a giant coal mine,...

The U.S. Experiences Report

Publication | 2014-08-11 at 18:44

Recently, the Chinese government is including coal-based synthetic natural gas (‘SNG”) in its policy agenda to mitigate smog problems in eastern Chinese cities. In 2013, China’s National Energy Administration suddenly accelerated the approval of...

China’s coal use might just have dropped first time this century - what’s going on?

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | 2014-08-07

China’s coal use doubled in the past 10 years, causing more than half of rapid global CO2 growth over the period, bringing the country’s per capita emissions at par with the EU and culminating in the current air pollution crisis. As...

Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 2014-08-05

It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest intensified. The arrests...

Giant coal mine in violation of laws uncovered at the source of China’s mother river

Press release | 2014-08-04 at 13:00

Beijing, August 7, 2014: The existence of a giant coal mine illegally encroaching on a nature reserve at the source of the iconic Yellow River, China’s second longest, has been brought to light by a Greenpeace investigation published today.

Red wall palace in Qinghai

Image gallery | 2014-08-01

China’s planned coal-to-gas plants could emit over 1 billion tons of CO2

Press release | 2014-07-24 at 16:17

London/Beijing - In a threat to its prospects of environmental improvement, China may build almost 50 coal-to-gas projects - potentially jeopardising its efforts to cut coal use, tackle pollution and reduce greenhouse gas emissions according to a...

China’s planned coal-to-gas plants to emit over one billion tons of CO2

Blog entry by Christine Ottery | 2014-07-24

There is a potential storm on the horizon of China’s energy policy: coal-to-gas. There could be 50 coal-to-gas projects operational within the next decade, producing 225 billion cubic metres of synthetic natural gas [SNG] per year,...

What will the Chinese leadership say at the UN climate summit in New York?

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2014-06-12

——This article has been posted on Chinadialogue on June 10th, 2014 Ban Ki-moon has called for “bold” announcements from national leaders at his climate change summit in New York this autumn. Greenpeace’s Li Shuo outlines a...

Chinese Environment Ministry warns on Water pollution

Blog entry by Damian Kahya | 2014-06-09

China's Environment Ministry has warned the country faces severe water pollution, soil erosion and acid rain - as air quality issues continue to dog many of the country's largest cities. The official China Environmental Situation ...

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