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

 

How committed are we?

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 13:22

Why the Copenhagen Treaty should keep the current five-year commitment periods.

HFCs in the Copenhagen Deal

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 13:02

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have been increasingly used in the last decade or so as alternative refrigerants to ozone-damaging CFCs, which are now banned under the Montreal Protocol. Unfortunately, although considered ozone-friendly, HFCs are...

Finance outcomes

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 0:00

An equitable climate agreement in Copenhagen must take into account countries’ historical responsibility and capacity to act.

Copenhagen Climate Summit - Greenpeace Demands (short version)

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 0:00

An increase in global temperature of even 1.5°C could lead to irreversible impacts, and 2°C risks triggering catastrophic runaway climate change. Governments need to take action now to ensure emissions peak by 2015 and decline rapidly to zero by...

What does Ballmer go crazy for?

Blog entry by mwilson | 2 December, 2009

Why is Microsoft - one the world's biggest corporations - having such a struggle pulling up its pants on climate change policy? UPDATE 1: Microsoft responds, goes to Copenhagen . UPDATE 2: Dell's op-ed in Forbes...

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