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

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Climate Justice can help end poverty

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 17 October, 2010 5 comments

See the original on the Huffington Post. In some circles it has become politically acceptable to state that poverty cannot be eradicated in our lifetime: that the means are not available, that there is a lack of political will,...

Google, Sony & Cisco Back Strong EU Emissions Goal

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 14 October, 2010

Google and Sony stand out today for a promising display of climate advocacy. The two Cool IT Leaderboard companies have signed onto a declaration calling on the European Union to set a 30% greenhouse gas reduction target. The joint...

A chance to change history

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 14 October, 2010 3 comments

I've arrived in Indonesia - a country at the frontier of deforestation and climate change. Indonesia is the planet's third largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to deforestation. Its indigenous communities are losing their...

UPDATE: Climate negotiations from an American girl in China

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 7 October, 2010 1 comment

Tcktcktck's Paul Horsman delivers a traditional Chinese stamp to UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres to mark the wall in support of collective action against climate change. Michelle Meideros writes from Tianjin...

From Tianjin to Cancun:briefing

Publication | 3 October, 2010 at 23:13

In the wake of the Copenhagen failure of last yearʼs climate talks, the worldʼs governments now need to regroup and decide on the future they want for a climate agreement.

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