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Harper government Kyoto withdrawal issues death sentence to world's most vulnerable

Blog entry by Christine Leclerc | December 12, 2011

Environment Minister Peter Kent, just back from COP17 in Durban, has announced Canada's pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol is a cornerstone of international climate negotiations and plays a key role in addressing the...

Broken umbrella in Cancun

Blog entry by Virginie Lambert Ferry | December 1, 2010

Lesotho's representative wearing an anti Canadian shirt in Cancun In Cancun a dominant theme seems to be cautious flexibility. True, signaling flexibility shows a good faith effort toward achieving agreement. Even Saudi Arabia...

Who has the power to shift the climate debate?

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | December 1, 2009 9 comments

By Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada We're less than one week from the beginning COP-15 -the United Nations’ climate change negotiations in Copenhagen. This is where world's leaders, scientists, NGOs and industry...

Why developing nations walked out on us

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | November 6, 2009

I recently went to  see Rahul Bose speak with Solomon Islands youth activist Christina Ora, on their Climate Justice Tour .  They were travelling across Canada, telling how their communities have been affected by climate change, and...

Canada’s Shame at UN Climate Conference

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 5, 2008 1 comment

Dave Martin at Fossil of the day Public interest groups from around the world at the United Nations climate change talks in Poznan, Poland, gave an unprecedented four “Fossil of the Day” awards to Canada on December 4, 2008, for...

Prentice in Poznan? Just stay away…

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 1, 2008 4 comments

Dave Martin at Poznan 2008 Over 12,000 delegates from around the world have flooded into the provincial Polish city of Poznan for the 14th meeting of the United Nations convention on climate change. Greenpeace has mounted an...

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