Tagged: Climate Change

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Shorbanu Khatun, a mother of four from Bangladesh who lost her home when cyclone Aila hit in May 2009. Credit: Oxfam

$200bn could mean the difference between success and failure in Copenhagen, as the UN climate summit begins in the city today. The Summit marks the culmination of two years of international negotiations on a deal to prevent catastrophic climate change.

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Oxfam applauded today’s announcement that President Obama will attend the United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen at the same time as other world leaders.

Campaign article

How will Africa fare

Campaign article

Three facts why women are affected more severely by climate change.

Campaign article

Seven questions – and answers! – on Climate Change & Copenhagen

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Jean Vierre Herve doing a disaster response training exercise to learn how to save lives in a flood. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

The people of Haiti, having survived political turmoil, food insecurity and four hurricanes last year, could be pushed over the brink if world leaders do not act at the UN climate talks next month.

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Oxfam praised today’s announcement that President Obama will attend the United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen next month.

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Model and photographer Helena Christensen recently returned to Peru to document the dramatic effects that climate change is having on people today. Here are the pictures.

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