What is at stake in Durban


Civil society groups say the Durban conference is shaping up as a clash of paradigms between those who believe that the world needs a science- and rules-based multilateral climate system and those who are seeking to dismantle the existing one.

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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