Twelve days left to avert climate crisis
by Mike Gaworecki
November 25, 2009
Greenpeace activists at the Climate Defenders Camp in Indonesia shut down the export facilities of a major pulp mill operation to send a message to world leaders: there are only twelve days left until the Copenhagen climate summit, where it is imperative that we sign a fair, ambitious, and binding deal to tackle global warming and avert its worst affects.
Twelve activists blocked cranes at the port to stop pulp exports, and displayed banners reading, "Forest Destruction: You can stop this." Their action was meant to urge world leaders, including President Obama and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, to provide strong leadership and provide a global fund for forests to end tropical deforestation.
Greenpeace activists hang a banner with the message "Forest Destruction: You can stop this" from the top of a loading crane in the port of a major pulp mill facility in Riau Province 900 kilometers (600 miles) Northwest of Jakarta. © Greenpeace / Sigit Pamungkas
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