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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Lucy Lawless blocks Shell Arctic driller

Press release | 24 February, 2012 at 13:32

Auckland, 24 February 2012 — New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless — star of hit US TV show Spartacus and Xena: Warrior Princess — joined Greenpeace activists in stopping a Shell-contracted oil drillship from departing New Zealand for the Arctic, where...

Apple’s growing iCloud: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Blog entry by Gary Cook | 24 February, 2012 2 comments

Apple's "iCloud" is making lots of headlines this week, first with new details of renewable energy investment attached to the company's massive "iCloud" data center in North Carolina, followed a day later by news that Apple has bought...

Google wrests control of Cool IT climate Leaderboard

Blog entry by Gary Cook | 8 February, 2012 6 comments

The tussle for the top of our Cool IT Leaderboard has taken its latest twist, with Google grabbing the top spot ahead of 20 other tech companies, including Cisco and Ericsson.  Pitching global IT companies against each other to...

Google leads latest Greenpeace climate ranking of IT industry

Press release | 8 February, 2012 at 7:30

Amsterdam, February 8th 2012 -- Greenpeace today released the 5th edition of its Cool IT Leaderboard (1), which sees Internet search engine giant Google overtaking on climate issues, followed by Cisco and Ericsson.

At the World Economic Forum: Calling for a real transformation - now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 26 January, 2012 5 comments

If I bump into Professor Klaus Schwab, who started and still runs the World Economic Forum here in Davos, I will challenge him on the purpose of the event. Schwab has described the WEF as “a platform for collaborative thinking and...

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