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


Minimum Criteria for Industrial Scale Cattle Operations in the Brazilian Amazon Biome

Publication | 5 October, 2009 at 0:00

The following criteria apply to all agribusiness companies operating within the Brazilian Amazon Biome.

Cattle industry giants unite in banning Amazon destruction

Press release | 5 October, 2009 at 0:00

In a major step forward for climate protection, today four of the largest players in the global cattle industry - JBS-Friboi, Bertin, Minerva and Marfrig – joined forces to ban the purchase of cattle from newly deforested areas of the Brazilian...

Greenpeace activists removed from blocking coal shipment in the Arctic: as UN climate...

Press release | 3 October, 2009 at 11:31

After spending the night in sub zero temperatures the Greenpeace activists blocking the loading of a coal transport ship, in Svalbard, have been removed by local authorities.

New: Google Earth tour of rainforest victory for climate

Feature story | 3 October, 2009 at 0:00

In collaboration with the Danish government and others, Google is launching a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet and possible solutions.

Greenpeace calls on Obama to attend UN Copenhagen Climate Summit

Press release | 2 October, 2009 at 11:54

As Presidents Obama, Lula and Zapatero and Prime Minister Hatoyama arrived in Copenhagen today to lobby the Olympic Congress for their respective countries to host the 2016 Games, Greenpeace hung a banner from the St Nicholas Church Tower reading...

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