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Coal Cap: Walk the Talk

Feature Story | 2014-03-06 at 21:00

China’s coal consumption growth has been the dominant factor in global CO2 emission growth over the past decade, contributing over half of the increase from 2002 to 2012. The expected major slowdown in China’s coal consumption growth opens up a...

China's clinging to coal an unnecessary contradiction

Feature Story | 2013-02-06 at 3:00

The biggest dirty-energy project on the planet is the planned 20% expansion of China’s coal mining and production operations in five semi-arid western and northern provinces, where most of China’s remaining reserves of the dirty fuel are to be...

The year that was 2013 around the world

Feature Story | 2013-12-31 at 20:00

With your help, Greenpeace has not only reached around the globe to push policy and take direct action, but we have engaged the imagination of a world - a world which is not happy with business as usual and demands a sustainable future. From...

Defending the Arctic against Oil Exploitation

Feature Story | 2011-06-07 at 13:18

While most people in East Asia enjoyed a long weekend holiday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, Greenpeace has been fighting a battle to protect the high Arctic from oil exploitation.

Fading Arctic: Greenpeace tests sea ice thickness

Feature Story | 2011-09-13 at 11:04

Hong Kong campaigns manager Gloria Chang recently ended a one week trip on Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise which traversed Norway's Warbah Islands. The expedition included leading independent ice scientists from the University of Cambridge who were...

Local governments face non-renewable energy consumption ceilings

Feature Story | 2011-11-04 at 16:41

Jiang Bing, Director of the Development and Planning Department of the National Energy Administration (NEA), said on October 23 that on top of the provincial energy cap that will be released soon, the central government is also setting a...

Mercury rising: China takes part in mercury control talks

Feature Story | 2011-11-03 at 17:23

This week government representatives from all parts of the world, including China, are finishing talks in Nairobi for decreasing the use of mercury. China has a rather large stake in the talks; seeing that coal-burning power plants – the...

China announces a plan to achieve 17% cut in carbon intensity by 2015

Feature Story | 2011-11-10 at 11:25

Yesterday China's State Council approved a plan to control the nation's serious greenhouse gas emissions. The aim of the plan will be to achieve the goal of a 17% cut in carbon intensity by 2015 from 2010 levels, as reported on a central...

Five soccer fields of solar cells installed in China per day, for 2011

Feature Story | 2011-11-11 at 14:16

1.8 GW of solar electricity (PV) is expected to be installed this year in China. The area of solar cells installed will equal five soccer fields a day, more than tripling from last year. Feed-in tariffs for this year's installations are 130...

China ended up as a useful scapegoat

Feature Story | 2009-12-21 at 7:00

The developed world has conveniently branded China the scapegoat for the failure of the Copenhagen summit to deliver a deal to stop climate change. While this spin is deplorable, China only deserves so much sympathy, muses Greenpeace China's...

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