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2011

UN CLIMATE TALKS: STRONG CONCERNS OVER AGENDA OF DEVELOPED COUNTRIES

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 28 November 2011 – Friends of the Earth International has expressed strong concerns over the agenda of the US and a number of other developed countries at the UN climate talks in Durban from 28 November to 9 December.

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DEVELOPED NATIONS – LED BY US, UK AND JAPAN - TRY TO TURN GREEN CLIMATE FUND INTO GREEDY CORPORATE FUND

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, Dec. 1, 2011— Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, the UK and Japan to turn the Green Climate Fund into a “Greedy Corporate Fund” at UN climate talks in South Africa. [1]

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WILL AFRICA LEAD THE WORLD WHERE RICH COUNTRIES HAVE FAILED?

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 2 December 2011 – Continued strong and united leadership by African governments is essential at the UN climate talks in South Africa if the world is to have a chance of avoiding catastrophic climate change, Friends of the Earth International warned today.

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CLIMATE TALKS: SUSTAINABLE, SMALL-SCALE, AND PEASANT AGRICULTURE NEEDED TO COOL DOWN THE EARTH

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 5 December 2011-- The UN climate talks in Durban have reminded the world that agriculture is responsible for almost one fourth of the world's emissions of greenhouse gases.

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New report: world's first big ‘REDD’ project violating indigenous people rights

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 6 December, 2011 – While the governments of countries such as Australia are busy with forest projects that promote false solutions such as carbon offsetting, the UN climate talks in Durban are failing to address the urgent problem of deforestation, said Friends of the Earth International today.

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Climate talks: Durban inaction a recipe for climate catastrophe

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 7 December 2011 – Friends of the Earth International has issued strong warnings against climate inaction at the UN climate talks in Durban, and blamed industrialised countries like the US, Canada, Japan and Europe for seeking to unravel existing agreements under the guise of a “new mandate” for the climate negotiations.

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Climate agenda of South African energy giant Sasol exposed

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 7 December 2011 – Polluting companies and multinational corporations are exerting pressure on government climate policies and seeking to undermine global action on the climate crisis, Friends of the Earth International warned today.

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Climate talks: corporate pressure is undermining real action

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 8 December 2011 – One day before the close of the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, Friends of the Earth International released the second in a series of case studies highlighting how polluting companies, multinational corporations and financial elites are seeking to undermine government action on climate change [1].

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Reaction to today's protest at the UN climate talks

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, December 9, 2011 -- Commenting on today’s protest at the UN climate talks attended by hundreds of climate justice activists from many organisations in support of a strong and fair agreement to protect Africa and the world, Nnimmo Bassey, Chair of Friends of the Earth International said:

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Reaction to Durban climate talks

Commenting on the UN climate talks which ended today in Durban, South Africa, Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Climate Justice Coordinator of Friends of the Earth International said:

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Climate: disastrous "Durban package" accelerates onset of climate catastrophe

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 13 DECEMBER 2011 – The UN climate talks in Durban were a failure and take the world a significant step back by further undermining an already flawed, inadequate multilateral system that is supposed to address the climate crisis, according to Friends of the Earth International.

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