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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The Three "Ands"

Blog entry by mikeg | 16 December, 2009 1 comment

As Jamie reported yesterday, nongovernmental organization (NGO) delegations inside the Bella Center may have been dramatically reduced, but that doesn’t mean they can exclude our voice. We’re running lean, mean operations both inside...

An open letter to Barack Obama

Feature story | 16 December, 2009 at 0:00

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes to Barack Obama on the eve of his departure for Copenhagen for the COP15 climate talks.

Shut out but not shut down!

Blog entry by Jamie | 15 December, 2009 1 comment

My COP15 badge. Bit useless now Since early last week, rumours have been flying round the Copenhagen negotiations about what would happen as we got closer to the arrival of the heads of state. Then a couple of days ago it was...

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse descend on Copenhagen

Blog entry by mikeg | 14 December, 2009 1 comment

The Four Horsement of the Apocalypse rode through downtown Copenhagen today to remind world leaders of the consequences of inaction on climate change. I know this sounds especially dour, whereas I think we all like to keep a positive...

Marching for climate justice in Copenhagen

Blog entry by mikeg | 13 December, 2009 1 comment

Yesterday was the first time I've seen the sun since arriving in Copenhagen over a week ago. Literally. But that was not even close to the most exciting thing about the day. The Greenpeace contingent of the December 12th "The World...

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