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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Sauvegarder les Forets pour preserver le climat

Publication | September 21, 2009 at 15:10

French version of the Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Postcard from the ice edge

Blog entry by Dave | September 20, 2009 1 comment

I started writing this on Friday afternoon in Fram Strait, the body of water lying the north end of Greenland and the archipelago of Svalbard, in the Greenland Sea. Up on the bridge, Pete and Bob guide the ice-covered Arctic Sunrise...

Arctic could be free of summer sea ice by 2030

Press release | September 17, 2009 at 20:03

As the minimum area of summer Arctic sea-ice extent was today reported to have plummeted to the third-lowest level ever in recorded history (1), the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is hosting world-class sea ice expert Dr. Peter Wadhams, on a...

Greenpeace Policy on Saving Forests to Protect the Climate

Publication | September 17, 2009 at 15:03

August 2009

Greenpeace: tar sands blockade continues as challenge to Obama and Harper

Press release | September 16, 2009 at 0:00

As Canadian prime minister Harper and US President Obama prepare for their meeting in Washington today, 20 Greenpeace activists from Canada, France, and the US continue to blockade Shell’s Albian Sands open-pit mine in Canada's tar sands.

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