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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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...

World Leaders block shipment of Arctic coal at the top of the world

Press release | 2 October, 2009 at 11:27

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and other world leaders today finally took action on climate change by preventing a shipment of coal from being loaded onto a transport ship from a mine in Svalbard, 1400 km from the North Pole. The activist heads of...

Greenpeace calls on Obama to attend UN Copenhagen Climate Summit

Press release | 2 October, 2009 at 0:00

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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