COP17: African Activists Blast Unconventional Extraction

Tar sands highlighted in lead up to UN climate summit in South Africa

by Tim McSorley

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA—In Durban this week, you’re blinded by green. From billboards to uniforms, it’s impossible to miss that this South African city is hosting the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

African Activists Blast Unconventional Extraction: Tar sands highlighted in lead up to UN climate summit in South Africa | The Dominion

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