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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The Lion Wakes Up (Executive Summary)

Publication | 6 March, 2008 at 14:14

In January 2008, after three years of good news about decreasing annual rates of deforestation in the Amazon region, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the Brazilian National Institute on Space Research (INPE) released...

Greenpeace demands urgent action to prevent further surges in Amazon deforestation

Press release | 6 March, 2008 at 0:00

At a press briefing, Greenpeace today provided an analysis of why the Lula Government's 2004 forest protection 'Action Plan' failed to stop the record-breaking level of deforestation in the Amazon reported for the last half of 2007(1). If further...

Car industry’s green claims a fairy tale says Greenpeace

Press release | 17 January, 2008 at 10:49

As automobile shows opened in Brussels and Vienna today, Greenpeace challenged the European car manufacturers to stop undermining a European proposal for more fuel efficient cars, and instead take real action to lower the climate impact of their...

Hello I'm P.Bear

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 5 December, 2007 2 comments

By P. Bear, polar bear, in Bali I’m pretty sure that I’m the first Polar Bear to have ever been to Bali. It’s a beautiful place, and the people are lovely, but to be honest it’s not a climate that suits me. This is my second...

Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism - Executive Summary

Publication | 4 December, 2007 at 16:35

Tropical deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples. Human induced climate change is projected to cause significant adverse effects on...

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