Oxfam International is heartened by Secretary Clinton’s commitment to significant financial resources of $100 billion dollars a year by 2020 to help developing countries weather the negative impacts of climate change.
This is the first ever international climate hearing and it took place inside the conference centre at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen. Former Irish President and UN High Commissioner summerises the hearing and gives the official verdict.
The European Commission published its paper on climate financing today ahead of the Copenhagen summit in December. It's offer would seek to divert money already promised for education and health in poor countries.
Leaders of the world’s major economies meeting in Washington must urgently address the action rich countries will take on global warming in order to revitalize international climate talks and tackle the serious climate impacts facing vulnerable developing countries.
Oxfam Senior Policy Adviser, Antonio Hill, explains why Oxfam is in Poznan (Poland), and what the likely outcomes are from the negotiations on Climate Change currently being held by the United Nations.