Tagged: adapting to climate change
"Land Is Life" is a powerful photographic exhibition that documents the stories of people, most of whom are women, on the frontline of climate change, from the Western Cape of South Africa and the small Pacific Island nations of Kiribati and Tuvalu.
Drought is making it difficult for herding families in southern Ethiopia to earn a living from their livestock. Some people have decided to try a new approach: irrigated farming. With Oxfam's help, they are adapting to the changing climate by tapping the Dawa River for water.
A-FAB, ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Climate Deal, a regional coalition composed of Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF, calls upon leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations to take a higher ground in the latest rounds of UN climate negotiations that began in Bangkok today.
National self-interest and brinkmanship must not be allowed to sabotage the Cancun climate talks and risk reversing the progress made over the past two weeks, warned Oxfam on the penultimate day of the increasingly volatile Summit.
This exciting side event at the COP16 UN Climate Talks, will look at what why setting up a well-resourced and fair Climate Fund in Cancun is doable, desirable and defendable.
Around the world, people are fighting climate change in extraordinary ways. In Thailand, Oxfam is working with rice farming communities. Innovative water pumps and new farming techniques are just two of the ways in which people are adapting.