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

The latest updates

 

Daily News: On Fears and Forests

Blog entry by Angela S | 17 March, 2011 1 comment

Top News: At the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, attention has shifted to pouring water into overheating fuel rod storage pools at the reactors 3 and 4 at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. Copyrights Greenpeace #...

Daily News: On Nuclear Debate

Blog entry by Angela S | 15 March, 2011 7 comments

Top News: Our thoughts remain with people of Japan today as the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant reached another critical phase. Radiation is feared to have leaked after apparent hydrogen blasts at two more reactors. The...

Danish prosecutor seeks prison sentences for Greenpeace ‘red carpet’ peaceful protest

Press release | 8 March, 2011 at 10:26

Copenhagen, Denmark: Over a year since two Greenpeace activists unfurled banners calling for climate action at a state banquet, attended by over 120 Heads of State during the failed Copenhagen UN Climate talks, the Danish prosecutor has today...

Game review: Fate of the World

Blog entry by Anna K | 1 March, 2011 5 comments

So far, world political leaders are doing a fairly terrible job of moving us towards an environmentally sustainable future and towards resolution of the climate crisis. If you were in charge of saving the earth, would you do a...

Draft moratorium on forest destruction falls short

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 26 February, 2011 6 comments

Days before the President of Indonesia is set to announce a moratorium on forest destruction, we’ve got a copy of the draft moratorium, crunched the numbers and the news is not good. The data shows this proposed moratorium does...

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