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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...

China begins the long march to Paris

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2015-07-01

In the politics of climate change, it doesn't get much bigger than this. The world’s biggest emitter last night announced how it intends to reduce its carbon emission beyond 2020.  China has  joined 41 other nations to unveil  its...

Climate activist

Image | 2009-05-11 at 16:12

Climate activist

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-10-07 at 19:37

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square. 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.

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake

Image | 2005-06-12 at 9:00

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake. The water level of Eling Lake has been reduced to a record low. In the past 50 years, the water level was reduced by 3-4 years. The wetlands along the lakes are seriously deteriorating.

A sandstorm attacks the town of Baotou.

Image | 1997-03-01 at 11:00

A sandstorm attacks the town of Baotou.

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