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China's planned coal-to-gas plants to emit over one billion tons of CO2

Feature story | 25 July, 2014 at 17:00

There could be 50 coal-to-gas projects operational within the next decade, producing 225 billion cubic metres of synthetic natural gas [SNG] per year, if all of the planned ones go ahead, according to comprehensive new research by Greenpeace China.

Exposed: Coal mining at the source of China's Yellow River

Feature story | 7 August, 2014 at 3:00

An investigation by Greenpeace China has revealed opencast coal mining is taking place on a remote alpine plateau in the foothills of China’s Qilian mountains.

Swimming in Chemicals

Publication | 25 August, 2010 at 4:00

For many years there has been growing concern over the manufacture and use of hazardous chemicals, and over the presence of many of these chemicals in the environment as a result of their release from industrial sources or from products that the...

Toxic Threads: Putting Pollution on Parade

Publication | 4 December, 2012 at 3:30

How textile manufacturers are hiding their toxic trail. A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a wide range of hazardous substances in the effluent of communal wastewater treatment plants from two industrial zones in China, as...

About the campaign

Background | 7 July, 2011 at 1:04

The Detox campaign was launched in 2011 to expose the direct links between global clothing brands, their suppliers and toxic water pollution around the world. Fieldwork and investigations in manufacturing countries, along with the testing of...

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Feature story | 13 December, 2012 at 13:10

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

Greenpeace: China acknowledges ‘cancer villages’, unveils ‘breakthrough’ chemical plan

Press release | 24 February, 2013 at 14:16

Greenpeace hailed China’s commitment to clean up chemical pollution with a breakthrough chemical management plan that acknowledges for the first time the existence of ‘cancer villages’ and will blacklist 58 chemicals and have an elimination...

Exposed: toxic pesticides cocktail revealed in traditional Chinese herbs

Press release | 24 June, 2013 at 6:12

Beijing, June 24, 2013 – Greenpeace East Asia tests on 65 traditional Chinese herbal products have exposed a toxic cocktail of pesticide residues, some of them illegal in China, highlighting the need to end the use of industrial agricultural...

World’s biggest coal company Shenhua to stop exploiting groundwater in China

Press release | 8 April, 2014 at 11:12

Beijing, 8 April 2014 – The Shenhua Group, the world's biggest coal producer by volume, is to stop extracting groundwater for their flagship coal-to-liquid project in Inner Mongolia’s Ordos - an area struggling with severe water shortages...

Oil

Topic | 27 May, 2010 at 17:33

Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling rig operated by BP, blew up on April 20th 2010, and sank two days later. The oil spill that ensued is the largest accidental spill in history.

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