Oxfam tells leaders: sow the seed for a fair, ambitious and binding climate deal
Oxfam tells leaders: sow the seed for a fair, ambitious and binding climate deal

Cancun Climate Summit

In December 2010, government representatives from across the world met in Mexico to assess progress on tackling climate change. At these meetings -- on the back of massive and sustained public pressure -- significant progress was made.

Most notably, rich governments agreed to set up a 'Climate Fund' -- a one-stop shop that, if set up correctly, could stream-line delivery of crucial funding to the people and communities that need it most.

The woefully inadequate emissions cuts pledges that were made after Copenhagen have now been set as a minimum, and there is a pathway for these to be raised so they keep up with the science.

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To find out more about what happened, read the archive of our blogs from the Cancun climate summit

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