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Cancun agreement builds towards a global climate deal

Feature story | December 13, 2010 at 7:34

Governments in Cancun, Mexico, have chosen hope over fear and put the building blocks back in place for a global deal to combat climate change. For the first time in years, governments put aside some major differences and compromised to reach a...

Climate Rescue comes to Cancun

Feature story | November 29, 2010 at 22:56

As governments begin another round of international climate change negotiations today, this time in Cancun, Mexico, we could all do with a lesson from the history of the indigenous Mayan people.

Cancun is all about choice

Blog entry by jmiller | November 29, 2010

In just two days, hundreds of country delegations will once again come together for the UN Climate Summit – this time in Cancun, Mexico. Last year many of you took action, joining the 17 million people demanding action by heads of...

Cancun wrap up

Blog entry by Jessie Dennis | December 12, 2010

I wish I had some positive news for you. I really do. But unfortunately, as the final hours of these negotiations close in, a sense of sombre resignation is beginning to fill the halls of the Moon Palace. As of last night, informal...

LULUCF- it’s as important as it is complicated!

Blog entry by Jessie Anne Dennis | December 7, 2010

On Sunday we (The New Zealand Youth delegation) joined other youth delegations, the Ecosystems Climate Alliance and the Indigenous Environmental Network to stage a powerful protest inside the conference against carbon accounting rules...

The UNFCCC Circus Rolls into Cancun...

Blog entry by Jessie Anne Dennis | December 2, 2010

© Luis Pérez / Greenpeace COP-16- Day Two It is day two of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations here in Cancun, Mexico. We’ve just arrived at Moon Palace, the extremely luxurious resort where...

Google Wants to Help Nations See the Forest for the Trees

Blog entry by Jodie Van Horn | December 6, 2010

The Cool IT team is in Cancun this week at the International Climate Change Conference (COP16), where delegates are deep in the weeds of a global policy debate on how to cut carbon emissions. While countries are striking deals and...

New Zealand misbehaving in Cancun

Blog entry by Jessie Dennis | December 6, 2010

New Zealand has been misbehaving here in Cancun. This was confirmed on Wednesday when NZ got it's first Fossil of the Day award; an award NGOs give out each day to the bullies and bad guys. But more on that later. There was a big buzz...

2010 - A year of action

Video | January 10, 2011 at 11:51

Everything we accomplished and every action we took in 2010 was thanks to you, and millions of Greenpeace supporters like you around the world. Join us in looking back on a year of action, with 99 of the best images in less than two minutes.

Cancun wrap up: We’re kicked out, a deal is made and Adrian Macey scores a new job

Blog entry by Jessie Dennis | December 14, 2010

In Cancun this morning there is a collective feeling similar to a hangover after an epic night out. Everyone is sharing juicy stories, some of us are still trying to figure out exactly what happened last night, some are elated, some...

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