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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Greenpeace welcomes report on UN climate change body

Feature story | 30 August, 2010 at 18:44

An independent report on the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recommended changes to the way the UN climate change panel is run and presents its science. We welcome the review and are convinced that the proposed changes will...

No "ours" or "theirs"

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 30 August, 2010

I've just returned from the Civicus 9th World Assembly in Montreal – and I took away a great deal of new hope and energy from the meeting. The assembly is, if you like, a miniature version of the kind of coalition on climate justice...

Facebook's coal problem grows

Blog entry by Eoin Dubsky | 30 August, 2010

Last Friday night, a Greenpeace supporter from just outside Helsinki, Finland became the 500,000th person to join our facebook coal campaign . People from all over the world continue to join on our website ( sign up if you haven't...

How an Arctic oil rush will help suffocate the planet

Blog entry by LisaV | 28 August, 2010 4 comments

Leila, climate campaigner on the Esperanza, writes from the Arctic...  Can you believe the Esperanza has been in the Arctic for a week now? When we arrived the sea was a mill pond and the sky clear and spectacularwith ...

Activists Scale Oil Rigs to Halt Arctic Drilling

Blog entry by Arturo | 28 August, 2010

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is in the Arctic to protest Cairn Energy's drilling here . At dawn (August 31st) Greenpeace activists left the Esperanza aboard inflatables, succesfully evaded the Danish Navy, and scaled the Stena Don...

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