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Please don't squander this moment

Blog by Kumi Naidoo | December 9, 2011

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 that the...

The Dirty Dozen

Blog by Caroline Chisholm | December 5, 2011

After demanding that governments listen to the people and not the polluters at the entrance to Durban Protea Hotel, our Kumi and co-head of the Climate campaign, Tzeporah Berman entered the WBCSD conference to meet and greet with...

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

Blog by Kumi Naidoo | December 2, 2011

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 dripping with sweat after a few minutes of dancing. It's the same...

Coal: The Dirty Truth, a view from COP17

Blog by Caroline Chisholm | November 30, 2011

Burning coal is driving climate change – and Africa’s people are on the frontline. So, as the continent’s largest CO2 emitter, and the 12th largest in the world, South Africa is a major player on the global polluter’s stage. More...

Photo of the Month - November 2011

Blog by bmeyers | December 7, 2011

This image by Shayne Robinson, taken at dawn on the beach in Durban, South Africa, as representatives gathered for the UN climate talks, is the November 2011 Photo of the Month. I like the crisp silhouettes of people raising a...

Durban Climate Talks: Last chance for the US

Blog by Greenpeace International | November 28, 2011 1 comment

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters. As communities around the world are...

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