Tagged: Climate Change

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Jacoba Armoed working in the field, South Africa. Photo: Oxfam

As a result of climate change and its impact on food production, small-scale women farmers in the Western Cape of South Africa are now eating less or nothing at all, and saving the little food they do produce for their families to eat.

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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.

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Oxfam 'Let them eat coal' stunt at Durban COP17. Photo: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

Negotiators at the UN climate talks have narrowly avoided a collapse, agreeing to the bare minimum deal possible.

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Helena Christensen photographing Mez at Kakuma. Photo: Drew Doggett/Oxfam

Just hours before the UN climate talks taking place in Durban (South Africa) wrap up, Oxfam Global Ambassador and photographer Helena Christensen urges ministers to agree a deal which delivers for the world’s poorest people who are already suffering from the impact of climate change.

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At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, the global shipping industry, Oxfam and WWF have joined forces to suggest to governments how the further reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping might best be regulated.

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In the last year extreme weather events shocked global markets contributing to soaring wheat prices and imperiling food security in many parts of the world, according to research compiled by Oxfam at the start of the Durban climate talks.

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This land will be home to a wind farm, South Africa. Photo: Thys Dullaart/Oxfam

With climate change, the UN and international development, there’s a lot to get your head around. Here is our guide to some of the more frequently asked questions.

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