The 2011 climate negotiations have now finished, leaving us in a very uncertain place, a weak deal that could such much of humanity suffering. My name is Alex Lee and ...
The 2011 climate negotiations have now finished, leaving us in a very uncertain place, a weak deal that could such much of humanity suffering. My name is Alex Lee and from Sunday the 4th December, to Saturday 10th, I was at an event called Durban in Brussels, an event where 100+ young people concerned about […]
Check out the short movie of what we got up to at Durban in Brussels. Movie made by Ellard Vasen
Environmental activists from Lithuania came together to follow the climate negotiations and to connect with activists in Durban in Brussels. This article below tells you about their anti-nuclear action in front of Lithuania’s Ministry of Environment. The text is an excerpt from a longer article about the planned nuclear expansion in the region. Read the […]
We called on the European Union to save the Kyoto Protocol from inside the European Parliament. The Kyoto Protocol is essential to keep rich countries’ obligation of making urgent legally binding emission cuts. The EU must show leadership and save the Kyoto Protocol by commiting to a second commitment period with strong emission reduction targets […]
Hi European friends, As most of you probably know, we’ve just come out of the 2nd set of United Nations climate negotiations since the Copenhagen summit in Durban. Overview of Durban While the outcomes were not nearly close to either what we had hoped for or need (for further analysis you can go here or here), it is […]
Youth from Durban in Brussels took action during the Heads of States meeting in Brussels, demanding strong and equitable action on climate change. >> PRESS RELEASE “EUROPEAN YOUTH DEMAND CLIMATE JUSTICE: HAVE YOU SEEN EU LEADERSHIP?” Brussels, 8 December – 20 young citizens from 10 European countries called for the EU to commit to at […]
Susi Hammel represented Young Friends of the Earth Europe in Durban, as part of the delegation of Friends of the Earth International. In this interview to Real World Radio, she talks about Durban in Brussels, her experiences and the importance of youth campaigning.
Youth from Durban in Brussels gathered in front of the European Commission to express their solidarity with the most vulnerable to climate change. Asking the European Union to support the mandate the Alliance of the Small Island States submitted to the climate talks, activists aimed to stand in solidarity with all countries who demand developed […]
The young activists of Durban in Brussels were pleased to note yesterday that they’re not the only people in Brussels following events at COP17. Making a rare public statement, Manneken Pis, perhaps the city’s most famous resident and tourist attraction, expressed his concerns that the EU were not doing enough to save the Kyoto Protocol […]
Yesterday, youth from Canada turned their back on their Minister of Environment while he was delivering his speech during the climate talks in Durban. Protesting against Canada’s obsession with tar sands – the most dangerous and destructive passion of the oil industry – the activists told the world clearly and simply that no one should […]