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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New Industrial-scale development in Intact Forest Landscapes

Publication | 13 October, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace Policy on IFLs

Obama, Brown, Merkel, and Sarkozy Must Act Now for Climate: Greenpeace

Press release | 9 October, 2009 at 13:29

As the climate talks in Bangkok today limped to a close, Greenpeace called on the leaders of the rich world to take the political decisions that will save the climate.

Voila! Stop tar sands en Français

Feature story | 9 October, 2009 at 0:00

Our tar sands campaign just spread from Canada to France when 30 Greenpeace activists entered Total’s refinery site, in Normandy, to highlight the involvement of the French oil company with the climate-changing tar sands in Alberta. Activists...

Greenpeace response to President Obama’s Award of the Nobel Peace Prize

Press release | 9 October, 2009 at 0:00

"We hope that this award will give President Barack Obama the courage of his convictions on climate change, that it will spur him to take personal leadership on climate change to avert climate catastrophe.

US and China on climate - who's doing better?

Publication | 6 October, 2009 at 17:35

The "blame China" line on climate has become the mantra of developed country excuses for not acting at home. This paper sets out a comparison between the world's two largest greenhouse gas emitters: the US and China.

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