Tagged: Climate Change
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The first National Climate Change Conference was held today in an effort to bring about coordinated and urgent action from all sectors on mitigation and adaptation to climate change in Ethiopia.
Poznan, Poland: The UN climate negotiations have not shown the urgency and political will needed to fight climate change and keep millions of people safe, Oxfam International said today.
Europe has undermined the global fight against climate change by passing a deal today that has been badly compromised by special interests, says international agency Oxfam.
Poznan, Poland: International agency Oxfam called on finance ministers to undertake a concerted effort to address climate change and treat the climate crisis at least as seriously as they have treated the economic crisis, for which they quickly mobilized trillions of dollars.
In support of our new report Climate Wrongs and Human Rights, Oxfam is running an international competition for lawyers, academics and law students to come up with the most innovative legal case for a developing country to take legal action on injuries suffered from climate change.
Actor Scarlett Johansson, broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo are among 19 global figures to join Oxfam in a call to tackle climate change with the urgency it deserves.
The Gdansk summit between French President Sarkozy and Central and Eastern European leaders risks fundamentally undermining Europe’s ambition to credibly tackle climate change, international agency Oxfam said today.
Big business is pressuring the EU to water-down its climate ambitions including, most particularly, around the key issue of auctioning carbon permits, says international agency Oxfam. If the EU buckles, it will fail to deliver on its own objectives of avoiding global warming above 2°C.