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

 

TckTckTck Delivers the hopes of more than 10 million people for a FAB deal

Press release | 7 December, 2009 at 0:00

A staggering 10 million people – and growing – have united in a call for a fair, ambitious and binding climate treaty [1] to be signed by world leaders at the Copenhagen climate negotiations which open today.

Statement from Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace International

Press release | 6 December, 2009 at 0:00

“Big change looks impossible when you start and inevitable when you finish.” - Bob Hunter, Greenpeace Founder, 1978

Microsoft goes to Copenhagen

Blog entry by mwilson | 4 December, 2009 4 comments

Photo by uCrave.com . Microsoft replied to our twitter petition today - more than 230 twitterers with more than 110,000 followers, retweeted our message. Our near crazed fantasies about Steve Ballmer morphing into a climate change...

Success or Failure in Copenhagen

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 14:35

Once the smoke blows away and the mirrors are removed it becomes obvious that the focus by some world leaders on the process of the climate negotiations is designed to obscure their reluctance to talk about the substance.

Shared Vision

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 14:28

The Bali Action Plan (BAP), agreed in 2007, launched a two-year negotiating process to agree a climate deal. The Copenhagen Climate Summit is the deadline for that agreement. One of the key elements of the BAP was the 'shared vision.' The...

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