Let's Do It in Durban!

As the United Nations Climate summit COP16 in Cancun, Mexico, has come to a close, Greenpeace urges South Africans and the world, to 'do it in Durban', the host city of next year's climate talks. Activists display a banner in front of the cooling towers of a coal power plant. Greenpeace is calling for the South African government to be a true climate leader: not only pushing for a deal in the international negotiations in 2011, but also reducing the country's dependence on coal and choosing a sustainable pathway to a clean energy future domestically. © Juda Ngwenya / Greenpeace

The UNFCCC talks in Panama ended on Friday 07 October 2011. The talks did not deliver any major surprises as was expected for this very-low-expectations-technical-meeting. An outcome of Panama is that we now have a draft text t... Read more >