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Climate & Energy

Hub | 2010-07-14 at 17:50

Climate change is of critical concern to China: it is the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter, and many of its people are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, from glacial melting to droughts and flooding.

PM2.5 Infographic

Standard Page | 2011-12-06 at 14:26

PM2.5 is a measurement of small particulate matter in the air, and until recently its omission from official air quality readings has been a major hurdle in solving China's air pollution crisis. Here's everything you need to know about PM2.5,...

The Problems

Standard Page | 2011-06-22 at 20:29

Millions of people in China are breathing a hazardous cocktail of chemicals every day. These chemicals are caused by coal-fired power plants, factories and vehicles, and are responsible for heart disease, stroke, respiratory illnesses, birth...

China’s coal rush faces conundrum

Publication | 2013-12-02 at 15:30

China is highly dependent on coal as the primary source of energy and accounts for around 70% of the country’s total primary energy consumption. According to the ‘China Energy Statistical Yearbook 2012’, China consumed over 3.43 billion tons of...

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2011-06-23 at 20:51

The solutions to air pollution are straightforward and simple but they require government action: quit coal, establish clear, strict air quality standards and introduce effective policy instruments to curb the rapid growth of the number of...

Coal Cap: Walk the Talk

Feature Story | 2014-03-07 at 0:00

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...

The Pollutants

Standard Page | 2011-06-22 at 20:36

Produced by coal-fired power plants, vehicle exhausts, factories and construction, air pollution is made up of several chemicals that are hazardous to people.

Quit Coal

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 15:51

Greenpeace is campaigning for China to end its reliance on coal-burning, and instead transition to a green development pathway powered by green energy.

What We Do

Standard Page | 2011-06-23 at 20:42

Greenpeace is one of the leading NGOs working on campaigns to reduce sources of air pollution in China and to change Hong Kong’s air pollution standards.

Greenpeace activists protest Standard Chartered’s role in Reef wrecking coal mine

Press release | 2015-05-06 at 16:55

6 May 2015, Hong Kong – Twenty Greenpeace Hong Kong activists took action at Standard Chartered’s Hong Kong headquarters today, just hours before the company’s annual general meeting in London, urging the bank to end its association with one of...

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