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  • Activists bring icons from around the world to Cancun

    Blogpost by Jess Miller - December 8, 2010 at 23:25 1 comment

    icons submerged in Cancun

     

    With just 3 days of negotiations left, activists once again took to the water to bring their message to the decision makers at the UN climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico.

    Early this morning, reproductions of the some of the most recognizable ... Read more >

  • The Climate Tribes

    Blogpost by John Bowler - December 8, 2010 at 4:08

    Lots of people -- the Climate Tribes -- hot and sweaty -- hot air -- frayed tempers -- exhaustion -- excitement -- hope for a positive outcome.

    Orangutan

    Yes, it's that time of year again. The annual climate negotiations are upon us and last week government ... Read more >

  • Real people can't live underwater

    Blogpost by Brady Bradshaw - December 6, 2010 at 22:57

    Today, Greenpeace and 350.org teamed up for the photo op of a lifetime. In crystal clear water, in the middle of the ocean, we could see Jason Taylor’s sculptures sitting at the sea floor as we pulled up to the area o... Read more >

  • Cancun - negotiations enter week two

    Blogpost by Daniel Kessler - December 6, 2010 at 22:13

    We are now one week into the Cancun climate talks.  Yes, progress comes at a glacial pace--sometimes it feels like it doesn’t come at all--and the signals here are mixed on just what will happen when the traveling carnival known as the COP comes to a ... Read more >

  • Are Corporations Showing Governments How to Compromise on Climate?

    Blogpost by Jodie Van Horn - December 4, 2010 at 16:33 1 comment

    Global businesses set a shining example to governments at the Cancun climate talks this week when the Consumer Goods Forum, a consortium of over 400 companies, pledged to implement climate-friendly refrigeration using natural refrigerants.

    Greenpeace... Read more >

  • It’s the iguanas I’m sorry for

    Blogpost by Cindy Baxter - December 4, 2010 at 14:16 2 comments

    There’s a pair of iguanas who live in a hole under the path near one of the main buildings housing the climate talks here in Cancun, Mexico.

    On a normal day, they’d be out on the grass, doing what iguanas do - sunning themselves and eating leaves and ... Read more >

  • The Brazilian Revolution!

    Blogpost by Juliana Tinoco - December 3, 2010 at 22:09 1 comment

    wind energyIn just 40 years, Brazil has the potential to reach 93% renewable energy and not long after that, could even reach 100% renewable, IF they have the political will. The country has enough wind, sun, biomass and hydropower to fill its energy needs, trip... Read more >


  • An aerial view of the Cuniua river in the Amazon rainforest. Image: Russel Monk / Greenpeace

    This week saw a historic moment in the campaign to save the Amazon rainforest: rates of deforestation there have fallen to a record low. On December 1st Braz... Read more >

  • Kyoto Protocol - "Japan don't leave me now!"

    Blogpost by Jess Miller - December 2, 2010 at 22:43 4 comments

    After 12 years of commitment, Japan shocked all of us by announcing at the beginning of the week that they were thinking of leaving the Kyoto Protocol! We knew we had to work quickly to show Kyoto that there was still some love in the house, so along ... Read more >

  • See the original on the Huffington Post


    Orang-utans are victims of forest destruction in the Indonesian rainforests as their habitat is cleared by industries like palm, pulp and paper. Image: Will Rose / Greenpeace

    The international climate negotiat... Read more >

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