Tagged: adaptation funding

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People fleeing floods in India, August 2012. Photo: Oxfam

As the COP19 climate talks start, poor countries are being left with little idea about what money is available to help them cope with climate change because of murky accounting and a lack of transparency by rich countries.

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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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A home in Shariatpur, in Bangladesh surrounded by flood-water. When the flood was at its full height, a few days before, this land was completely submerged (1998). Credit: Shafiq Alam/Oxfam

Unless the G8 leaders agree to immediate action and medium-term targets for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, any long-term promises will be unattainable.

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