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Melita Steele

Melita has an MSc in Environmental Science and is passionate about working to change the world one small piece at a time. She works for Greenpeace as a climate and energy campaigner, focusing on issues related to coal.

  • What is really at stake?

    Blogpost by Melita Steele - December 6, 2010 at 7:30

    It’s now the morning of day 6 of the climate negotiations in Cancun – Saturday is just a normal working day for everyone here. The good news is that the terrible traffic congestion has disappeared (it actually only lasted for one day), the bad news is... Read more >

  • Day 1: Cancun

    Blogpost by Melita Steele - November 30, 2010 at 9:33

    Mexico is a vibrantly beautiful country - on the edge of the Carribean it has clear turquoise seas and huge expanses of forest. And, much like South Africa, it’s also a developing country trying to deal with the complex problems of job creation and po... Read more >

  • Cancun – the place to rebuild the climate talks?

    Blogpost by Melita Steele - November 22, 2010 at 11:33

    This week I’ll be heading to Cancun, Mexico for the international climate negotiations, known as COP 16.

    The talks officially begin on the 29th of November, and are scheduled to end on the 10th of December. In that time, it is hoped that 192 nations ... Read more >

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