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  • Why the world's biggest coal company has backed down

    Blogpost by Deng Ping and Harri Lammi - April 8, 2014 at 16:53

    Shenhua Coal-to-Liquid Plant in Inner Mongolia. The extensive facilities of the Shenhua Coal-to-Liquid Demonstration Project site. Operational since 2008, the facility had an initial investment of 15 billion RMB with an annual output of 1 million tonnes of oil, which is planned to grow to 5 million tonnes. The coal-to-liquid technology (a process for producing liquid fuel from coal) is highly water-intensive and highly polluting.

    Last year, Greenpeace decided to do something we had never done before during our 13 years of work in China: target and confront a state owned coal company.

    And not just any company. The biggest and boldest, a Chinese government favorite: Shenhua -... Read more >

  • Fukushima: A great natural (?) disaster

    Blogpost by Sunanda Mehta - April 3, 2014 at 21:27

    03 April 2014

    Protest at TEPCO AGM in Tokyo © Masaya Noda / Greenpeace

     

    As the victims of the Fukushima disaster left their homes and their lives, some of them never to return, the Japanese government slowly egged back to its old ways. After having sworn off nuclear and shutting down all the 48 commercial nuclea... Read more >

  • Thousands send a roar to P&G: Clean up your act!

    Blogpost by Areeba Hamid - April 1, 2014 at 16:48

    P&G was pretty scared of your #TigerRoar last weekend!

    We have just seen a letter the consumer goods giant sent to its business partners last week warning them of our day of action:

    “…it is likely that Greenpeace will continue its pr...

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  • Birth of a Revolution

    Blogpost by Manvendra Singh Inaniya - March 28, 2014 at 11:35

    28 March 2014

    Photo Credit: Manvendra Singh Inaniya

     

    Often it takes just a spark or friction, to set the dry drought ridden forest to fire. And Punjab for more reasons than one - cancer train, toxic food, falling groundwater level, dying biodiversity - had been sitting atop a sleeping stockpil... Read more >

  • Deforestation: A vicious cocktail for the climate

    Blogpost by Dr. Janet Cotter and Sebastian Bock - March 28, 2014 at 10:26

    Every few years, thousands of the world's most renowned climate scientists work together as part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to present us with the latest scientific assessment of how we are doing in terms of protecting the... Read more >

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