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Please don't squander this moment

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 10, 2011

zoom An open letter to the governments of the world meeting in Durban Dear friends, Welcome to our city. We remember a time in Durban – indeed, a period in the history of this nation of South Africa – when we feared...

COP17 - Week one round up

Blog entry by Jess Miller | December 4, 2011

For a week now government negotiators working on the plan for ‘Long Term Co-operative Action’ on climate change have been scattered across a conference  center in Durban, South Africa negotiating over the wide range of issues not...

Sweat, EU vs. US on Science, and a Movie - Durban

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 1, 2011

Read the original post on Kumi's Huffington Post blog   Of the many things I'd forgotten about my home town of Durban, the one I'm reminded of most often is the humidity. When we were kids here we'd go to discos and be...

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Blog entry by Nick | December 12, 2011

zoom UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving...

Bullsh*t Bingo

Blog entry by Mike Townsley | December 5, 2011

If you've just read our political update , you probably need something to cheer you up. Have a look at the cartoon we whipped up in light of the US's blatant blocking and bullying in the first week of the UN climate talks. It has...

Politicians Need to Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

Blog entry by Tzeporah Berman | November 25, 2011

Corporations who bear the most responsibility for contributing to climate change emissions - and then profiting from those activities - are campaigning to increase their access to international negotiations like the upcoming COP17...

Deja vu hits Durban

Blog entry by Susan Cavanagh | December 11, 2011

zoom OMG, it's deja vu all over again. Just over 11 years ago at around 10am on the final day of COP6 I sat at my desk in the Greenpeace office at the Den Hague conference centre with our final statement (below) printed ...

Actions speak louder than words

Blog entry by Nick Young | June 21, 2011

Today eleven activists appear in a Danish court facing serious charges for a    simple act of protest   in Copenhagen a year and a half ago, while Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo remains in a Greenlandic jail...

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