Tagged: Climate Change
Slideshow of the Oxfam Big Heads in Barcelona. So far, big headed leaders have failed to commit their fair share of the new money that is needed to help poor countries adapt to a changing climate.
Adapting to climate change means communities - and countries - are taking action to reduce their vulnerabilities and build their resilience to these new and heightened risks, to reduce the damaging impact that climate change will have on their lives and livelihoods.
Oxfam called on the US to join Europe in laying its climate finance cards on the table as international climate talks opened in Barcelona today.
The European Union’s suggestion today of global public financing worth €22-€50 billion per year for developing countries to tackle climate change falls short of what is needed.
Miniature climate migration camps set up in European capitals to remind EU leaders what is at stake in their climate talks this week.
EU finance ministers failed today to reach a deal on how to pay for climate action in developing countries – a make or break issue in international climate talks.
President Obama's leadership has succeeded in setting a new tone that has instilled hope.... Now it is most urgent that the US and all nations work together to secure a better future.
As the second to last negotiations before Copenhagen draw to a close in Bangkok, three big sticking points remain. These issues show a lack of willingness of the EU and other industrialised countries to find common ground with developing countries.
Climate negotiations stuck: US becoming key obstacle on the road to Copenhagen. Rich countries have not put serious money on the table to help poor countries adapt to the escalating impacts of climate change.