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Beijing

Image | 2009-12-02 at 14:01

Beijing, April 2008. A sandstorm shrouds the Forbidden City.

Chuxiong

Image | 2009-12-02 at 14:06

Chuxiong, Yunnan, November 2008. Villagers search for relatives after mudslides buried homes. More than 40 people died.

Wuhan

Image | 2009-12-02 at 14:15

Wuhan, Hubei, February 2008. A man collecting cardboard for recycling pedals through freezing rain and snow..

Letter to Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper

Publication | 2009-12-04 at 7:00

Just three days before the UN Copenhagen climate change summit opens, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Beijing. Greenpeace China delivered a letter to Mr. Harper urging him to stop the tar sands, one of the most destructive and...

Don't make Canada a climate criminal

Feature Story | 2009-12-04 at 7:00

Just three days before the UN Copenhagen climate change summit opens, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Beijing. We thought we’d take the opportunity to tell him what we think of his criminal decision to mine tar sands, one of the...

Greenpeace climate campaigner Liu Shuang

Image | 2009-12-04 at 11:28

Greenpeace climate campaigner Liu Shuang stands outside the Canadian embassy in Beijing with two polar bears to protest against Canada's mining of its tar sands.

Copenhagen: the show begins

Feature Story | 2009-12-07 at 10:37

We've been working all year towards Copenhagen. Now it's finally started. Here is Greenpeace's statement at the state of play on the first day.

Climate Voices From China

Video | 2009-12-07 at 12:09

A beautiful montage of all the disparate voices in China speaking out on climate change.

Copenhagen stumbles on second day

Feature Story | 2009-12-09 at 11:25

Developing countries, including China, are angry about a leaked document which, they say, allows developed countries to shirk the necessary emissions cuts to stop climate change. What does this mean for a Copenhagen deal?

A love letter to Copenhagen

Feature Story | 2009-12-10 at 11:01

While the politics heats up on the third day of the Copenhagen climate change summit, Greenpeace China's Tom Wang receives a love letter.

A Fair, Ambitious and Binding Deal

Feature Story | 2009-12-11 at 7:00

As a child I once watched the television broadcast of an anti-apartheid demonstration held in New Zealand, just before a rugby match that violated the international sports boycott against apartheid South Africa, writes Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace...

Save the climate

Image | 2009-12-11 at 10:44

Save the climate, implores our Greenpeace balloon.

Urgent drumbeat for climate change

Press release | 2009-12-12 at 7:00

As crucial UN climate talks at Copenhagen enter their second week, Greenpeace joined 20 Chinese traditional drummers at an ancient gate in Beijing to remind world leaders they have just six days left to ensure a strong and fair climate deal

100,000 March for Climate Justice

Video | 2009-12-12 at 10:45

On December 12, 2009, over 100,000 people marched for climate justice, demanding that the world leaders at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen would come to a fair and binding deal.

Drumming for Climate Change Action

Video | 2009-12-12 at 12:12

As part of the Global Day of Action, some 20 traditional Chinese drummers came together outside of Beijing's historic city gates to call for world leaders to take action on climate change at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.

Traditional drummers bang out a beat in Beijing

Image | 2009-12-13 at 9:26

Traditional drummers bang out a beat in Beijing to urge delegates at Copenhegan to stop climate change.

Letters to the Future

Video | 2009-12-13 at 11:02

What would you say to your children and grandchildren in 100 years? What hopes and dreams will you leave behind? These are letters to the future, from the Copenhagen climate talks.

Copenhagen climate and China quotes

Feature Story | 2009-12-14 at 7:00

As we enter the second week of negotiations at the Copenhagen climate change talks, we are all hoping delegates stop squabbling and start working together to stop climate change. What else are we thinking about?

Is it all coming down to trust or money or both?

Feature Story | 2009-12-15 at 17:10

Two big issues have been coming up again and again this week in Copenhagen: money and trust. These may be a smokescreen for the much larger issue of what targets developed or developing countries take on but they are important regardless.

Nationalism has no place in climate change

Feature Story | 2009-12-16 at 18:48

Greenpeace China's Yang Ailun is in Copenhagen lobbying delegates at the climate change conference to make a strong and fair deal to stop climate change. This is her take on why loving your country means wanting the best possible climate change...

NGO’s shut out of Copenhagen talks

Feature Story | 2009-12-18 at 7:00

Greenpeace China’s Tom Wang describes his dismay at how NGO’s are being treated at the Copenhagen climate change talks and wonders what this means for the transparency of the negotiations.

China ended up as a useful scapegoat

Feature Story | 2009-12-21 at 7:00

The developed world has conveniently branded China the scapegoat for the failure of the Copenhagen summit to deliver a deal to stop climate change. While this spin is deplorable, China only deserves so much sympathy, muses Greenpeace China's...

Alex the Penguin wishes all our Greenpeace

Image | 2009-12-24 at 9:57

Alex the Penguin wishes all our Greenpeace supporters a happy holiday!

Snowstorm blankets Beijing: is this climate change?

Feature Story | 2010-01-05 at 7:00

Beijing was buffeted by record snowfalls

Image | 2010-01-05 at 14:42

Beijing was buffeted by record snowfalls and freezing temperatures in the first week of January 2010.

A freak snowstorm covers Beijing in January

Image | 2010-01-05 at 15:03

A freak snowstorm covers Beijing in January 2010.

Beijing is blanketed in snow during a freak

Image | 2010-01-05 at 15:08

Beijing is blanketed in snow during a freak storm in January 2010.

What global warming? It's freezing!

Feature Story | 2010-01-13 at 7:00

It's turned unreasonably, unseasonably chilly in the northern hemisphere. Beijing is numbingly frigid. So why do we keep talking about global warming then? Here are some thoughts from Greenpeace International's Juliette Hauville.

Give Donald a Dollar: audit report

Publication | 2010-01-18 at 7:00

Independent auditor's report on our Give Donald a Dollar fund raising activity.

The Impacts

Standard Page | 2010-01-20 at 9:12

The impacts of climate change are already being felt. Average global temperatures have risen every decade since the 1970s. 2010 tied 2005 as the hottest year on record. Overall, the 10 hottest years on record have all occurred in the last 13 years.

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | 2010-01-21 at 7:00

China is the world’s biggest producer and consumer of coal. The country’s rocketing economic growth is heavily dependent on it, with more than 70 per cent of its energy needs coming from coal (the global average is around 30 per cent). However...

China's growing sands

Feature Story | 2010-01-29 at 7:00

China's poverty-stricken northwest is swathed in sand. The deserts are creeping over ever larger areas, in part because of weather changes linked to climate change. Sean Gallagher a young British photographer travelled to Ningxia to document...

Children from Huize Wayao village in Yunnan

Image | 2010-04-02 at 12:08

Children from Huize Wayao village in Yunnan province. The worst drought in 50 years means there is no water left to drink never mind bathe.

This is Zhangkai Yi

Image | 2010-04-02 at 12:14

This is Zhangkai Yi, 71. He lives in Wayao village in drought-gripped Yunnan province. "If we don't get rain soon, then I'm afraid we will starve," he said.

Greenpeace activists and local farmers celebrate

Image | 2010-04-07 at 11:59

Greenpeace activists and local farmers celebrate the successful installation of solar pumps during one of Yunnan's worst droughts in a century.

Solar power can ease China's drought

Feature Story | 2010-04-08 at 6:00

Half a dozen Greenpeace workers are in Yunnan. You can spot us by the bright orange jackets. What are we doing there?

Yang Shunping

Image | 2010-04-08 at 11:37

Yang Shunping, 56, is from Maide village in Yunnan. He went home for lunch and discovered his goat had just given birth.

This is 10

Image | 2010-04-09 at 6:00

This is 10-year-old Tian Longyi from Maide village. He is fetching water to bring home for washing and for giving his family's animals. Yunnan province is stuck in the the worst drought for at least 80 years.

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.

The Problems

Standard Page | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Climate change is the greatest environmental threat humanity has ever faced and the biggest challenge. Climate change is caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases, which are released from burning fossil fuels and the destruction of ancient...

The Science

Standard Page | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Climate scientists around the world agree with 90% certainty that climate change is the result of manmade activity. But if we are responsible for the cause, then we can also be responsible for the solutions to protect our climate and our future.

The world's shortest disaster film

Video | 2010-04-25 at 12:14

Coal can build, but it can also destroy.

The Energy [R]evolution

Image | 2010-06-09 at 13:33

The Energy [R]evolution

Private housing estates guzzling energy and Refuse to disclose electricity bill,...

Press release | 2010-06-10 at 6:00

A Greenpeace research reveals that most private housing in West Kowloon refuses to disclose the energy consumption of their public facilities (1). Among the little pool which unveils the data, the level of energy consumption exceeds the average...

A Greenpeace research reveals that the level

Image | 2010-06-14 at 15:58

A Greenpeace research reveals that the level of energy consumption exceeds the average of Hong Kong’s residential buildings.

Greenpeace reactive to report of Daya Bay Incident

Press release | 2010-06-15 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the government to drop all plans to enlarge any nuclear capacity, after a suspicious leakage of radioactive iodine from the Daya Bay nuclear plant in late May, reported by the media yesterday.

Greenpeace urges the authority to focus on

Image | 2010-06-15 at 15:48

Greenpeace urges the authority to focus on developing renewable energy.

Greenpeace sends Edward Yau ‘radioactive waste’ To protest against expansion of...

Press release | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

Four Greenpeace activists, equipped with safety clothing and helmet, delivered simulative ‘radioactive waste’ to Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment this morning. They unfold a banner with the message 'Nuclear is not the solution', to...

The simulative ‘radioactive waste’

Image | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

The simulative ‘radioactive waste’, in the form of two metal drums, is to remind the Government that nuclear power is dangerous and definitely not the answer to green energy.

Ocean Acidification

Video | 2010-06-28 at 19:08

Ocean acidification threatens to destroy the oceans as we know them within a single human lifespan.

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