Climate Change campaign

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Around the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing. Oxfam works on improving community resilience while calling for nations to cut emissions, commit to the Climate Fund and help the most vulnerable communities adapt to climate change.

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Latest

11 December 2013

If Europe were to rule out its support of biofuels by 2020, the region could lower its net imports of grain and oilseeds by up to 27 million tons, remarkably reducing its dependence on foreign goods. Global food prices could also drop significantly.

21 November 2013

We have said we stand in solidarity with the millions impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and with all climate impacted people. Our solidarity compels us to tell the truth about COP 19 and to voluntarily withdraw from the Warsaw climate talks.

17 November 2013

Members of the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) are warning governments meeting at the UN climate talks in Warsaw that the devastating super typhoon that struck the Philippines is a glimpse of the future if urgent action is not taken.

14 November 2013

Around the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing. Oxfam works on improving community resilience while calling for nations to cut emissions, commit to the Climate Fund and help the most vulnerable communities adapt to climate change.

14 June 2013

Our work with small farmers in China to grow crops better adapted to the climate, combined with lobbying authorities to more actively involve villagers in decision making is yielding results.

In depth

In depth

Highlights of IPCC AR5 Working Group II report on food security and hunger
31 March 2014
Recommendations for the post-2015 development framework
11 December 2013
Why private investment cannot replace public finance in critical climate adaptation
18 November 2013
The 2012 drought, Russian farmers, and the challenges of adapting to extreme weather events
30 September 2013
What will work for women?
12 September 2011

The UN Climate Change Conference in South Africa, COP17, has come to a close but the battle against climate change continues. In this film we look at the outcomes from Durban and the broader issues around getting a global climate deal to keep warming below two degrees.

Fishing in Bangladesh. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Mamtaz Begum (35) lives in the village of South Tetulbaria near to the Bay of Bengal. This village relies on fishing but the changing climate is threatening this way of life, and without fishing, there is little else for them to eat. She explains her story.

Walking in Kup District, Chimbu Province, PNG. Credit: Jerry Galea/Oxfam

Climate change is pushing poor people further into poverty.Urgent, concrete action is needed to help avoid catastrophe. Find out more about Oxfam's climate change campaign and see what you can do to help.

Credit: Mongkhonsawat Luengvorapant/Oxfam

Oxfam's climate change adaptation work in Thailand is just one example of how with communities are fighting back. But to make a global difference, those with a bit of international clout must play their part too.

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