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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Sink or Swim? I know what I would choose

Blog entry by John Bowler | 10 December, 2010 1 comment

It's early afternoon Friday here in Cancun. We are now well into the last day of the negotiations (I hope I am right about that). The Greenpeace team is ready for a long night. This could easily easily run to 0300 Saturday morning or...

Activists throw delegates a life ring in Cancun

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 10 December, 2010

It's the last official day of the UN climate meeting in Cancun, Mexico. I say official because these talks are notorious for going all night and then sometimes spilling into the next day or two. When that happens, it means late nights...

COP16 Report: Cisco Brings Solutions to Cancun

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 10 December, 2010

Cisco is turning the climate crisis into an opportunity. As the reigning champ of our Cool IT Leaderboard, the company has shown that investing in innovative product solutions not only has business potential, but can help to slow...

COP16 Report: Ericsson Presents the Guadalajara Declaration

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | 10 December, 2010 1 comment

Ericsson, which ranked second on the newly released Cool IT Leaderboard , has played an important role in bringing awareness of IT climate solutions to the negotiations in Cancun. In the lead-up to the climate conference, Ericsson...

Activists bring icons from around the world to Cancun

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 8 December, 2010 1 comment

With just 3 days of negotiations left, activists once again took to the water to bring their message to the decision makers at the UN climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico. Early this morning, reproductions of the some of the...

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