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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Economic crisis and climate change: two problems, one solution

Blog entry by Pat C | 6 December, 2012

While world leaders struggle at UN talks in Doha to agree on measures to halt climate change, governments at home are facing difficult decisions on the austerity measures needed to tackle the current economic crisis. It might appear...

Absurdity, urgency and the battle for our future

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 6 December, 2012

My head is in Doha, but my body is not. My inbox is overflowing even more than usual, as rumors picked up in the vast corridors of the Qatar Convention Centre are spread around electronically. The acronyms alone make it easy to make...

The Travails of Doha

Blog entry by Ruth Davis | 5 December, 2012

Followers of the UN climate talks are always curious about the city they will find themselves in come December, when the annual Conference of the Parties or COP takes place. And for many, Doha - capital of gas and oil rich Qatar - was...

Doha climate talks: ministers must improve negative trend

Blog entry by Kyle Ash | 4 December, 2012 5 comments

We are well into the second and final week of the UN climate talks in Doha, but the outcome is still far from certain. Almost all major negotiation topics remain and we see little progress on overarching objectives. Ministers arrived...

Greenpeace at the Angkor Photo Festival in Cambodia

Blog entry by John Novis | 4 December, 2012 1 comment

Tonight, on a very warm evening in Siem Reap, Cambodia I gave my presentation at the Angkor Photo Festival as part of their nightly slide show screenings.  The setting was the gardens of the famous Foreign Correspondence Club; a site...

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