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The U.S. Experiences in Coal-based Synthetic Natural Gas and Its Lessons for China

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...

Government does nothing as rising temperature

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 8:00

Climate change is threatening the health of cleaning workers, Government Mod 1 Staff General Union and Greenpeace jointly warned today. Unable to be exempted from the effect of global warming, extreme hot weather in Hong Kong becomes more...

Yellow River at Risk

Press release | 2005-10-10 at 8:00

Scientists say a catalogue of environmental damage linked to climate change is pushing the Yellow River source region into an ecological breakdown, in a new survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

Yellow River at Risk

Publication | 2005-10-10 at 19:55

The Yellow River source region, about 45,000 km2 in area, is generally defined as the riverhead area above the Darlag hydrological station and covering Madoi County, Darlag County, Maqen county and part of Gade county in Qinghai province. As the...

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...

Climate activist

Image | 2009-05-11 at 16:12

Climate activist

Mr

Image | 2005-10-07 at 19:37

Mr. Mao’s family in front of the remains of their house. Floods, caused by record rainfall in the region, swept houses away and left many others beyond repair.

View of an area in Hetang County where 5

Image | 2005-10-07 at 19:38

View of an area in Hetang County where 5 people lost their lives and around 100 houses used to stand. The area was decimated by floods, caused by record rainfall in the region. The floods claimed many lives, swept houses away and left many others...

In the foreground is the old town of Maduo

Image | 2005-06-13 at 9:00

In the foreground is the old town of Maduo County - overlooked by the new town. The old town was abandoned in 1979 due to the risk of flooding from the Yellow River. Now the new town may have to be moved because of a lack of water in the area.

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 9:00

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water in his pen in the Beijing Zoo. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

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