Tagged: Climate Change

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Europe is trying to shirk its responsibility and pass the burden of dealing with the impacts of climate change onto the world’s poorest countries, Europe’s leading environmental and development groups warned today.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The first National Climate Change Conference was held today in an effort to bring about coordinated and urgent action from all sectors on mitigation and adaptation to climate change in Ethiopia.

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The conference in Poznan was meant to be a key milestone between the start of negotiations in Bali last year and their conclusion at Copenhagen next year. But it has exposed a shameful lack of progress.

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Rosario Juarez Panta, 69, by the river Piura, near Chulucanas, Piura, Peru. In the picture are the remains of a small house that was destroyed by floods. The region is increasingly vulnerable to floods and land slips. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Poznan, Poland – International agency Oxfam welcomed a step forward in negotiations to allow developing countries direct access to the Adaptation Fund, one of the most intractable issues of this climate change conference.

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Poznan, Poland: The UN climate negotiations have not shown the urgency and political will needed to fight climate change and keep millions of people safe, Oxfam International said today.

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Time is running out for ministers to move the Poznan conference forward. The futures of millions of poor people - already feeling the devastating impacts of climate change - are in the hands of the negotiators. Photo: Piotr Fajfel/Oxfam

Europe has undermined the global fight against climate change by passing a deal today that has been badly compromised by special interests, says international agency Oxfam.

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Poznan, Poland: International agency Oxfam called on finance ministers to undertake a concerted effort to address climate change and treat the climate crisis at least as seriously as they have treated the economic crisis, for which they quickly mobilized trillions of dollars.

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In support of our new report Climate Wrongs and Human Rights, Oxfam is running an international competition for lawyers, academics and law students to come up with the most innovative legal case for a developing country to take legal action on injuries suffered from climate change.

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19 global figures join Oxfam in a call to tackle climate change

Actor Scarlett Johansson, broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo are among 19 global figures to join Oxfam in a call to tackle climate change with the urgency it deserves.

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The Gdansk summit between French President Sarkozy and Central and Eastern European leaders risks fundamentally undermining Europe’s ambition to credibly tackle climate change, international agency Oxfam said today.

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