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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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...

Civil society demands a real deal in Copenhagen

Press release | 12 December, 2009 at 0:00

Half-way through the critical UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen -- where delegates and world leaders are negotiating the future of the planet -- more than 500 civil society groups supported the ‘Real Deal Global Day of Action’ event...

Keep the island on the map!

Blog entry by Jess | 11 December, 2009

Earlier , Mike told you about a proposal by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) for an ambitious and legally binding outcome to the climate conference here in Copenhagen. In his post , he also included a picture of a globe...

Support for Tuvalu in Oslo

Blog entry by mikeg | 11 December, 2009

While we were outside of President Obama's hotel in Oslo yesterday, I spotted Sonia standing there by herself with a sign that read "Help me save Tuvalu." I stopped and asked her to explain what she meant by that. Inaction...

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