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Press Release
Giant sand sculpture, Cancun. Photo: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

For the past year we have all operated under the hangover of Copenhagen: the disappointment, suspicion, scepticism and disorientation. And while there was so much more that could have been accomplished at Cancun, the other side of these talks is a better place to be.

Press Release

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.

Press Release
Mary Robinson's press conference in Cancun, Mexico. Credit: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

Halfway through the Cancun climate talks, negotiators have an opportunity to make real progress on a fair global climate fund and climate finance, said Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and Honorary President of Oxfam.

Campaign article

This exciting side event at the COP16 UN Climate Talks, will look at what why setting up a well-resourced and fair Climate Fund in Cancun is doable, desirable and defendable.

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

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.

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