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Climate change made China's drought?

Feature Story | 2009-04-16 at 15:49

In the first two months of this year, northwest China was struck by a crippling drought, the worst for 50 years. Is this the latest sign of climate change in China?

G20: What a laugh!

Feature Story | 2009-04-01 at 6:00

It’s April Fool’s day and leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies are gathering in London for 36 hours of talks on how to solve the world’s worst economic crisis since the 1930’s. Kind of apt, really.

Time is running out to stop global warming

Feature Story | 2009-03-24 at 7:00

With less than nine months to go to crucial UN climate change talks, Greenpeace launched its Countdown to the Copenhagen climate meeting with a stunning light projection on an ancient city gate in Beijing.

Voices from the Climate Rescue Station

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 10:23

Our environmentally-friendly Climate Rescue Station, a glowing globe powered by renewable energy, has moved to Poznan where 190 countries are discussing what to do about climate change at key UN talks. We're there to push for real action.

People in China’s drought

Feature Story | 2010-04-11 at 6:00

Cracked earth, withered crops, a parched people. The drought that is choking southern China is the nation’s worst in at least 80 years. Greenpeace China has sent activists to help and renowned photographer Lu Guang to record the disaster.

Paying the price of coal

Feature Story | 2008-11-28 at 7:00

The global cost of coal reached a staggering €360 billion (around US$460 billion) last year, according to a new report by Greenpeace and independent Dutch Institute CE Delft.

Greenpeace urges green rules for Olympics

Feature Story | 2008-08-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace has written to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Mr. Jacques Rogge urging him to draw up compulsory environmental guidelines for future Olympic host cities.

New Zealand coal shipment blockaded

Feature Story | 2008-03-27 at 16:42

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

Regulate CO2 from Power Plants Now!

Feature Story | 2008-04-07 at 6:00

Climate change is accelerating! Hong Kong Observatory said our winter will disappear after 20 years. The government is amending the Air Pollution Control Ordinance to limit air pollutants from the two local power companies, CLP and HEC after 2010...

It’s time to act ! Green Groups: Regulate CO2 from Power Plants !

Feature Story | 2007-12-03 at 17:00

Green group representatives from Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Greeners Action, Green Sense, WWF Hong Kong and Clear the Air, along with “Carbon Dioxide Foundlings” protest to the Environment Bureau today over the government’s negligence to...

World Leaders Unite for Action on Global Warming

Feature Story | 2007-09-25 at 6:00

World leaders are gathering in New York City for the largest United Nations meeting on climate change since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. And, Greenpeace is there to make sure that the agenda includes strong action to combat global warming—and...

China's CO2

Feature Story | 2007-06-21 at 12:55

According to a new study, China's carbon dioxide emissions last year were the largest in the world. But responsibility for China's soaring emissions lies not just in Beijing but also in Washington, Brussels and Tokyo.

Hong Kong: a city isolated from the global village?

Feature Story | 2007-02-02 at 7:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Feature Story | 2007-01-10 at 7:00

The good news is the polar bear is likely to given extra protection under US law. The bad news is its home is disappearing faster than ever. With 2007 predicted to be the warmest year on record it looks like they'll need all the protection they...

Hong Kong needs a sustainable energy vision

Feature Story | 2006-10-10 at 6:00

Air pollution plagues Hong Kong’s environment and the quality of life for long time. Meanwhile, we are also witnessing the impact of climate change, such as longer hot period, and more droughts and floods. There is a consensus all over the...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature Story | 2006-09-07 at 6:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police, and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut...

Roof of the world melting away?

Feature Story | 2005-10-10 at 6:00

When you live off the land any change in climate can have profound effects. This Tibetan woman used to have a healthy herd of animals to support her family. Now due to the lack of rain and spreading deserts on the Tibetan plateau her income has...

Katrina - A Greenpeace Perspective

Feature Story | 2005-09-09 at 6:00

Greenpeace extends its sympathies to the people of New Orleans, southern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who have lost so much in the wake of Katrina.

Global industry blueprint describes wind power accounts for 12% of world's electricity

Feature Story | 2005-06-30 at 6:00

Less than a week before the G8 Summit from 7th to 8th July, Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a global industry blueprint that describes how wind power can supply 12 % of the world’s electricity by 2020...

Into the Heart of Guangdong's Drought

Feature Story | 2005-06-03 at 6:00

Southern China has been experiencing its worst drought in over 50 years. One of the worst hit provinces was Guangdong, with its northern areas bearing the brunt. The drought may have been temporarily relieved by recent torrential rains but many...

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