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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Durban Climate Talks: Last chance for the US

Feature story | 27 November, 2011 at 18:50

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Taking a stand for tigers and against coal mining in India

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | 24 November, 2011 6 comments

Our addiction to coal is not only causing a global climate crisis, it has also more direct and local devastating impacts. Greenpeace India recently organized a fact finding mission by Indian wildlife experts Praveen Bhargav (Wildlife...

And the winner of the 2011 Greenpeace film competition is...

Blog entry by Richardg, Greenpeace UK | 23 November, 2011 2 comments

Last night film makers from across Europe gathered at the Curzon Soho in central London, with one question on their minds: who had won the Greenpeace Film Competition? We'd challenged people to make short films that exposed how...

Politicians Need to Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

Blog entry by Tzeporah Berman | 23 November, 2011 1 comment

Corporations who bear the most responsibility for contributing to climate change emissions - and then profiting from those activities - are campaigning to increase their access to international negotiations like the upcoming COP17...

It's my Arctic too

Blog entry by Henning Reinton | 22 November, 2011 4 comments

On November 18th, Norway’s Foreign Minister  Jonas Gahr Stoere announced that drilling for oil in the Arctic is “ the project of a generation ”. It’s a bit unclear to me whose generation that is, but I can assure him it’s not mine. ...

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