Tagged: Climate Change
Around the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing. Oxfam works on improving community resilience while calling for nations to cut emissions, commit to the Climate Fund and help the most vulnerable communities adapt to climate change.
Governments must move quickly at this year’s first UN climate change meeting to plug the gaping deficit of funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change and lower their emissions.
Poor countries will today leave the UN climate change negotiations in Doha with little more than they arrived with, because developed countries failed to take any meaningful collective action to prevent and address the most harmful impacts of climate change.
After another year of extreme weather, developing countries face a looming climate ‘fiscal cliff’ at the end of 2012. Yet new Oxfam research finds most climate finance pledges so far have been recycled funds or loans.