UN Climate Conference, 28 November - 9 December 2011 — Durban, South Africa

COP17 Durban logoGreenpeace is calling on governments in Durban to listen to the people and not the polluting corporations, and:

    • Ensure a peak in global emissions by 2015
    • Emission reductions: Close the gap between politics and science
    • Ensure that the Kyoto Protocol continues and provide a mandate for a comprehensive legally binding instrument
    • Deliver the necessary climate finance
    • Set up a framework for protecting forests in developing countries
    • Address the needs of the most vulnerable countries and communities
    • Ensure global cooperation on technology and energy finance
    • Ensure international transparency in assessing and monitoring country commitments and actions
    • Ensure transparency, democracy and full participation in the UNFCCC process

The latest updates

 

G20: Seoul consensus fails to commit to energy revolution

Press release | 12 November, 2010 at 10:16

Seoul—12 November 2010—The G20 has once again failed to take the path of green development that the world economy and the environment desperately needs, Greenpeace said today.

Papua New Guinea Awarded Golden Chainsaw Award!

Blog entry by Sam Moko | 25 October, 2010 2 comments

Sam Moko (right) presents Federica Bietta, Papua New Guinea's representative to forests and climate negotiations with Greenpeace's "Golden Chainsaw" award in Nagoya, Japan this morning Today I gave Greenpeace’s Golden Chainsaw...

Bright sunshiny day

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 21 October, 2010 3 comments

João Talocchi, Greenpeace International climate campaigner, writes about the global push for an Energy [R]evolution! Talk about a global day for climate action! As the sun light started to shine on the Pacific Ocean this morning,...

The importance of Indonesia

Blog entry by bex | 19 October, 2010

I was hoping to write my first post in Indonesia from the Rainbow Warrior. As it turns out, the Warrior is anchored out at sea, waiting for permission to get into the country from the Indonesian government. The ship and crew have been...

Greenpeace Responds to Newsweek Green Company Rankings

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 18 October, 2010

Today, Newsweek released its Green Rankings , " a data-driven assessment of the largest companies in the U.S. and in the world." Eight of the top ten ranked US companies are technology companies. Greenpeace, of course,...

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