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.
This year Oxfam is teaming up with Green TV to bring you the latest news, inside scoops and all the action from around the COP 17 climate change summit.
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.
UN climate talks are off the life-support machine, following a last-minute agreement that gives the Kyoto Protocol a lifeline. It establishes a global Climate Fund and, while falling short of the emissions cuts needed, lays out a path to move towards them.