Tagged: Climate Change

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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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Shorbanu Khatun, a mother of four from Bangladesh who lost her home when cyclone Aila hit in May 2009. Credit: Oxfam

$200bn could mean the difference between success and failure in Copenhagen, as the UN climate summit begins in the city today. The Summit marks the culmination of two years of international negotiations on a deal to prevent catastrophic climate change.

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Oxfam applauded today’s announcement that President Obama will attend the United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen at the same time as other world leaders.

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How will Africa fare

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Three facts why women are affected more severely by climate change.

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Seven questions – and answers! – on Climate Change & Copenhagen

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Jean Vierre Herve doing a disaster response training exercise to learn how to save lives in a flood. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

The people of Haiti, having survived political turmoil, food insecurity and four hurricanes last year, could be pushed over the brink if world leaders do not act at the UN climate talks next month.

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Oxfam praised today’s announcement that President Obama will attend the United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen next month.

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