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United Nations

Publication | March 25, 2008 at 13:03

The United Nations plays a key role in coordinating the international response to climate change. But it is no simple job getting cooperation and agreement from the member states of the UN — all intent on pursuing their own self interests and...

Bringing your voice to Ban Ki-moon to save the Arctic

Blog entry by Dr. Neil Hamilton, Senior Political Advisor | September 18, 2014

© Michael Nagle / Greenpeace It has been an awesome summer. Greenpeace has been in the Arctic continuously for months, bearing witness to the extraordinary changes, challenging outrageous attempts to find oil , explaining to...

World on the Edge

Blog entry by Andrea Macdonald | December 6, 2008 1 comment

The Climate Rescue Centre in Poznan 2008 Yesterday I visited the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station in Konin, almost two hours outside of Poznan, Poland, where the United Nations climate conference is talking place. The...

Government shuns diversity of opinion at UN Biodiversity Convention

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 8, 2008

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has uninvited Greenpeace and other environmental groups from participating as members of the Canadian delegation to a United Nations meeting on biodiversity .  Consequently, they will not be able to...

Tar Sands to Blame for Canada's Shame

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 10, 2008

Poznan, Poland - There's no doubt that Alberta's tar sands are the reason that the Canadian government under Stephen Harper has refused to get serious about global warming. Canada continues to be widely criticized for its failure to...

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...

Canada deserves 'Colossal Fossil' award

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 22, 2008 2 comments

[the following was posted on the Toronto Star web site, December 20, 2008] As a non-governmental delegate to the United Nations climate change conference in Poznan, Poland, I was embarrassed to be Canadian. It was...

International Climate Advocates Slam Canadian Tar Sands

Blog entry by Dave Martin | December 11, 2008

Poznan, Poland - Over 60 organizations participating in the United Nations climate change talks in Poznan and other groups around the world today called on Canada's Environment Minister Jim Prentice and Alberta's Environment Minister...

We Are Solar Generation

Blog entry by contributor | December 2, 2008 1 comment

This is Andrea MacDonald, volunteer from Greenpeace Vancouver. Solar generation at Poznan 2008 I'm excited to be representing my country in the Greenpeace Solar Generation delegation at the United Nations Framework...

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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