Tagged: Climate change

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Virginia Ñuñonca, 54, lives in the highlands of Peru. Photo: Percy Ramírez/Oxfam

Climate change is the single biggest threat to our chances of winning the fight against hunger. Stories from around the world, where farmers and families are fighting back to adapt to the changing climate, to protect their crops and livestock.

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Alfonso, Feliciano and Carmen harvest the paddy fields in Sobrenia.

Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.

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Join us and people around the world as we demand action from governments and big businesses to cut emissions, to help farmers deal with changing weather and make sure there’s enough good food for us all.

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Woman amid corn

Wild weather and unpredictable seasons are changing what farmers can grow and is making people hungry. Food prices are going up. Food quality is going down. That’s why we’re calling on governments and big businesses to stop climate change making people hungry – and why we need you to take action.

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"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.

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Ceveriano surveys a sugar plantation, Guatemala. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

If Europe were to rule out its support of biofuels by 2020, the region could lower its net imports of grain and oilseeds by up to 27 million tons, remarkably reducing its dependence on foreign goods. Global food prices could also drop significantly.

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Oxfam's Vincent Malasador gives support and reassurance. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxf

Despite widespread destruction and massive logistical obstacles in the wake of the Philippines typhoon, fast action backed by generous international support and the solidarity of local people has helped millions of people survive and prevented any major outbreak of disease.

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