Tagged: adaptation financing

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Qatar's first ever rally against climate change. Photo: Richard Casson/Oxfam

ActionAid, Christian Aid, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF issued a statement saying the Doha talks were on the brink of disaster and that rich governments had 24 hours to urgently make a deal that reflects the scale of planetary emergency facing humanity.

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A poll commissioned by Oxfam and carried out in six European countries found a majority of people in the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy all support a Robin Hood Tax.

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Giant sand sculpture, Cancun. Photo: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

For the past year we have all operated under the hangover of Copenhagen: the disappointment, suspicion, scepticism and disorientation. And while there was so much more that could have been accomplished at Cancun, the other side of these talks is a better place to be.

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Oxfam and the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) announced they are seeking $28 million from public and private investors for their ground-breaking five-year partnership to help poor rural people protect their crops and livelihoods from the impact of climate change.

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Veg gardens that float on floodwaters.

To adapt to Climate change on a global scale, poor communities need money. World leaders must act now to provide it. You have the power to plant the idea. You can sow the seed.

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A farmer sits on his parched paddy field during the worst drought that has affected Tezpur in Sonitpur district of Assam, northeast India, August 2006. Credit: EPA/STR

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.

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A new Oxfam report has today warned that at least 4.5 million children could die unless world leaders deliver additional funds to help poor countries fight the growing impact of climate change, rather than diverting it from existing aid promises.

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