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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Facebook's New Datacentre: a renewable-powered friend?

Blog entry by Anna K | 27 October, 2011 3 comments

Today the tech and business media are all a-twitter about Facebook, after news that company will start constructing its first datacentre outside the United States, close to the Arctic Circle, in Luleå, Sweden. By locating the...

Greenpeace ‘likes’ Facebook’s new datacentre, but wants a greener friendship

Press release | 27 October, 2011 at 14:04

Amsterdam, 27 October 2011 -- Greenpeace today welcomed news that Facebook’s new datacentre, to be built in Luleå, Sweden (1), could be fully powered by renewable energy, but called on the company to take its ambitions further by using green...

Medical and Military Experts agree on climate action

Blog entry by Anna K | 17 October, 2011 3 comments

Medical and military experts agree that when it comes to climate change, just as in their own fields, “Prevention is the best solution”. Today in London, leading doctors, scientists and security experts met to discuss the...

Steve Jobs – a worthy opponent, a valuable ally

Blog entry by Tom Dowdall | 6 October, 2011 5 comments

Like many people, I heard the sad news of the passing of Steve Jobs first thing this morning, shouted up the stairs before I was properly awake. My first thought was the sadness of the news, then about the legacy left by Steve Jobs.

2011 Green Game Changers

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 30 September, 2011 1 comment

The Huffington Post has been kind enough to include me in their list of game changers for 2011. It really is an honour to see myself in the company of such amazing and inspiring people – all of whom are doing fantastic work. ...

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