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Polluticians occupy the climate

Press release | 23 November, 2011 at 11:30

Amsterdam/Durban, 23 November 2011 – A new report released today by Greenpeace reveals how a handful of major polluting corporations such as Eskom, BASF, ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton, Shell and Koch Industries, as well as the industry associations...

Sweat, EU vs. US on Science, and a Movie - Durban

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 1 December, 2011

Of the many things I'd forgotten about my home town of Durban, the one I'm reminded of most often is the humidity. When we were kids here we'd go to discos and be dripping with sweat after a few minutes of dancing. It's the same...

South African children roar for climate courage

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | 7 December, 2011 5 comments

Almost 1,500 children gathered on the beach in Durban today to form a human aerial of a lion, to send a message to the leaders of COP17: show some courage for the climate. The inspriration of artist John Quigley, the image was...

The Mystery of McKinsey's Black Box

Blog entry by John Bowler | 7 December, 2011 2 comments

Hello from Durban, home of COP17, and for the past 10 days home of the Greenpeace forest team. Sometimes serendipity just waltzes right up to you. And that is what has just happened. Earlier this year a Greenpeace investigation ...

Tackling hunger and climate change: from farm to fork

Blog entry by Julian Oram | 2 December, 2011 1 comment

On the third annual Agriculture and Rural Development Day taking place in Durban, South Africa on December 3rd, governments will be grappling with an apparently unsolvable conundrum; how to feed a world that recently crossed the seven...

Politicians Need to Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

Blog entry by Tzeporah Berman | 23 November, 2011 1 comment

Corporations who bear the most responsibility for contributing to climate change emissions - and then profiting from those activities - are campaigning to increase their access to international negotiations like the upcoming COP17...

Actions speak louder than words

Blog entry by Nick Young | 20 June, 2011 29 comments

Today eleven activists appear in a Danish court facing serious charges for a  simple act of protest in Copenhagen a year and a half ago, while Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo remains in a Greenlandic jail...

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