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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Marching for A Future That Works

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 23 October, 2012 4 comments

More than 150,000 people came to London last Saturday to protest against austerity measures and march for A Future That Works . The rally was organised by the Trade Union Congress , the national trade union centre in the UK...

Google shows off its data centers, powered increasingly by clean energy

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 19 October, 2012 2 comments

Ever wondered what the Internet looks like? If so, you’re in luck: Google has drawn back the curtains of its data centers, the facilities that compute and store all of our gmail, youtube videos, and searches. [Photo: Google’s...

Sea ice – the highs and lows

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 18 October, 2012 2 comments

There has been a flurry of recent news stories picking up on new scientific data showing increased sea ice at the South Pole. This is because the sea ice circling Antarctica reached a record high level late last month, extending 7...

Dutch court grants Greenpeace right to stage peaceful protests against Shell

Press release | 5 October, 2012 at 16:49

Amsterdam, October 5, 2012 -- Royal Dutch Shell has failed in its bid to win a sweeping injunction against two offices of Greenpeace, a setback to the company’s attempt to end protests by the environmental group over Arctic oil drilling.

Thank you times two million!

Blog entry by Martin Norman | 3 October, 2012 7 comments

When you're as far north as we are right now, communications come to you like telegrams; they're few and far between, and only the most important make it through. So when Steve, the radio operator on board the Arctic Sunrise,...

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