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 at the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of...

Blog entry by JulietteH | 29 April, 2010

Greenpeace Forest Campaign Coordinators Paloma Neumann from Mexico, and Hernnán Giardini from Argentina are in Cochabamba, Bolivia for the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth. The Conference,...

Stop Forest Crime in DRC

Publication | 31 March, 2010 at 14:52

Impunity still prevails in logging operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Make IT Green: Cloud computing and its contribution to climate change

Publication | 30 March, 2010 at 0:00

It is clear that as the energy demand of the internet grows, with the shift to cloud computing, the supply of renewable energy must also keep pace to prevent having negative impacts on the climate.

Koching up the climate: how billion dollar businessmen pay to undermine climate action

Feature story | 30 March, 2010 at 0:00

Billionaire tycoon David Koch likes to joke that Koch Industries is, "The biggest company you’ve never heard of". But the nearly US$50 million that he and his brother Charles quietly funnelled to front groups which deny that climate change is a...

The Prepared Palm Oil Statement - by Nestle

Blog entry by laurak | 29 March, 2010 2 comments

I called Nestlé up last week as part of our Kit Kat call action and spoke with a very friendly and polite man named *Bob about their palm oil policy. I told Bob that despite Nestlé's announcement that it would cancel contracts...

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