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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.

Norway must reject CO2 ocean dumping

Feature story | 9 July, 2002 at 0:00

A controversial scheme to dispose of the fossil fuel industry's waste problems has the Norwegian government poised to undermine international law.

Greenpeace report reveals the true cost of coal

Press release | 27 November, 2008 at 15:32

Greenpeace today released an analysis showing that the global cost of coal was at least €360 billion last year alone. The report, "The True Cost of Coal", released with the independent Dutch Institute CE Delft, arrived at this figure by looking...

Pledging to destroy the climate

Feature story | 1 February, 2010 at 0:00

The first milestone of the Copenhagen Accord came and went, and with it no sign of the kind of targets for cutting global warming pollution needed to steer the world off the path towards catastrophic climate change.

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

Blog entry by Christine Ottery | 25 July, 2014

There is a potential storm on the horizon of China's energy policy: coal-to-gas. 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,...

Indonesian rainforest burns while government silent in climate talks

Press release | 15 June, 2009 at 11:41

Greenpeace today slammed Indonesia's President Yudhoyono for his failure to stop deforestation and deliberately lit forest fires that are releasing millions of tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere and destroying critical habitats of endangered...

Concentrating Solar Power: A Multi-Billion Euro 'Green New Deal' to Save the Climate

Press release | 25 May, 2009 at 0:00

Investment in Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) will this year exceed €2 billion (USD 2.58 billion ) and could be worth €20.8 billion (USD 26.8 billion) - creating around 90,000 jobs worldwide by 2015 - according to a report launched today by...

Greenpeace Q&A on the European Nuclear Energy Forum

Publication | 22 May, 2008 at 1:06

Questions and Answers about the European Nuclear Energy Forum, meeting in Prague on 22 and 23 May, 2008.

Who pays the bill for climate denialism?

Blog entry by Leanne Minshull | 28 May, 2014 2 comments

Greenpeace International, along with WWF International and the Centre for International Environmental Law, sent letters to major insurance firms and 35 fossil fuel and other carbon major companies today, asking whether they believed...

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