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The Government of China, like Poland, has a different view of what the people they...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 12 November, 2013 1 comment

Coming from Beijing to attend the Warsaw climate summit, I expected to have temporary relief for my lungs. As I departed from Beijing’s international airport, the city’s air quality index (AQI) shot up 15 times higher than the World...

China air pollution concerns forces a new direction for coal use

Blog entry by Harri Lammi | 13 September, 2013

After 5 months of negotiations behind closed doors, China has finally announced a detailed air pollution action plan to cut fine particle PM2.5 pollution and clear the skies above the country. The plan, for the first time, sets out to...

Greenpeace investigation: why China needs to move away from coal to save its water

Blog entry by Deng Ping | 11 September, 2013

Water is the basis of life everywhere, but few things drive that fact home like visiting the arid western and northern parts of China, where grasslands are turning into desert, wells are emptying and rivers are running dry because of...

The real driver behind China’s push to curb coal consumption

Blog entry by Iris Cheng | 20 December, 2012

Can you imagine wearing an industrial filter mask for the next 20 years, every time you walk out the door to protect you from air pollution? This is effectively what is needed if you live in one of many mega cities in China, where...

Court deals Major Blow to UK coal-fired power plans

Press release | 10 September, 2008 at 19:35

British Government Ministers suffered a blow to their energy plans today as six Greenpeace UK volunteers were acquitted of criminal damage by a Crown Court jury in a case that centred on the contribution made to climate change by burning coal.

Greenpeace looks towards the future of climate negotiations

Press release | 22 November, 2013 at 18:54

Warsaw, 22 November 2013 – Today, on the official closing day of the UN climate negotiations and following yesterday’s civil society walk out, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace said:

Financial risks for investors in the ZE PAK SA IPO

Press release | 19 October, 2012 at 15:42

Warsaw, 19 October 2012 — Greenpeace and CEE Bankwatch are contacting analysts and investors to warn them that participating in the ZE PAK SA initial public offering in Poland could leave buyers exposed to significant financial risk.

Coal, the EU and E.ON

Publication | 19 October, 2008 at 12:29

E.ON is one of the largest utilities in Europe. Its total electricity generation capacity is approximately 56,000 MW. Other European utilities, such as Essent in the Netherlands, have recently decided to cancel their proposed coal-fired power...

Coal-fired Power Stations and the European Union

Publication | 29 November, 2007 at 10:56

A briefing paper on Coal-fired power stations and the European Union.

Activists Block Duke Coal Shipment, link Mountaintop Removal to iCloud

Press release | 4 May, 2012 at 1:22

CHARLOTTE, NC, USA, May 3, 2012 - This morning, seven activists from Greenpeace, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, RAMPS (Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival), Katuah Earth First! and Mountain Keepers were taken into custody for...

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