Tagged: Climate Change

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Five polar bears protest, to mark the last five days of negotiations at the UN Conference Conference in Copenhagen. Credit: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam International

African countries pulled the emergency cord in Copenhagen today as rich countries reluctance to discuss binding emissions reductions brought chaos to the negotiations.

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Celebrity Oxfam campaigners will be joining tens of thousands of demonstrators at a mass rally and candlelight vigil in Copenhagen on Saturday 12 December in support of a fair, ambitious and binding climate deal.

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Aerial view of Maldives Island. Credit: Paul Sherlock/Oxfam

The small island states – the country’s most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change – outlined their proposal for a climate deal in Copenhagen today.

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Women are bearing the brunt of the climate burden. That's why they must have their voices heard in a global agreement that affects them so much, says Helena Christensen.

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The UN published a preview of the climate deal in Copenhagen today. The proposals do not include a long term climate finance package to help developing countries tackle climate change and do not guarantee climate action.

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Soros’ proposal shows exactly the kind of ambition and urgency we need to see from rich country governments themselves. These kinds of long-term public resources are desperately needed so that poor countries can count on regular, and large payments to help them fight climate change.

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Erlasee Solar Park, Germany.

Progressive businesses must continue to speak up in support of a strong climate deal in Copenhagen or risk allowing their head-in-the-sand competitors to derail the talks, cautioned Oxfam today, ahead of high-level events on the private sector’s role in tackling climate change.

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The European Union is rumored to be preparing just a token handout for climate action in poor countries for the next three years, with no guarantee that this money is going to come on top of existing aid commitments.

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Oxfam “big heads”, impersonating Merkel, Sarkozy, Brown, Berlusconi and Zapatero, chopped up a big “0.7%” to fill a climate finance chest, portraying Europe’s attempt to raid overseas aid to pay for its climate debt, a major concern for developing countri

Proposals from Denmark, which is chairing the climate negotiations, and the emerging developing economies the content of a final deal in Copenhangen have emerged today

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