Tagged: adaptation finance
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.
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.
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.
New science which predicts a rise in sea levels of one meter or more by the end of the century would spell disaster for the some of the world's poorest people.
Europe is putting a global climate deal at risk and threatening the lives of millions of the world’s poorest, said development agency Oxfam International, as Environment Ministers met today to hammer out Europe’s position for a post-2012 global deal.
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.