Tagged: Climate Change
In a letter addressed to G8 finance ministers meeting in Lecce, Italy on 12 and 13 June, we're calling for an immediate injection of $2bn from rich countries to help the world's poorest countries get national climate adaptation strategies off the ground.
International climate talks (in Bonn, Germany 1 – 12 June) must ensure that a climate finance proposal meets the needs of the world’s most vulnerable countries, and negotiations must move forward quickly if a global deal is to be secured in time to avoid a human catastrophe.
As the US and China intensify discussions on climate change, Oxfam International urges EU countries to put aside national interests and step up their leadership role.
Climate negotiations need to move much faster if a global deal is to be secured in time for the crucial December deadline agreed by all the world’s countries. Negotiators at UN talks in Bonn in Germany from 1st to 12th June will debate the draft text of a global deal for the first time
Oxfam attended the World Business Summit on Climate Change in Copenhagen, to get them to push governments for more ambition and specific targets to tackle climate change. The Summit reported back on May 26 with a disappointing result.
Global business leaders could make a significant contribution toward a fair and safe deal to tackle climate change when they meet at an international summit in Copenhagen beginning May 24.
The coffee-grower communities based on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro suffer from the erratic climate. Oxfam helps them adapt, and raises awareness of the risks climate change poses not just to them but also to the whole Western coffee supply chain.
Drought upon drought, rising food and fuel prices have hit Maasai pastoralists in Tanzania hard. An Oxfam grainbank is making all the difference in a community of Ngorongoro, Tanzania.