Tagged: Climate change

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A girl learning to count points to numbers on the blackboard.

The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were set out in 2000 and agreed to by the 192 member states of the United Nations. By signing up to these targets, governments of the world have committed to working to lift around 500 million people out of poverty by the year 2015.

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No maple leaf can hide the shame of Canada’s summit of broken promises

As the G8 Summit comes to a close, international agency Oxfam criticized the leaders for their failure to deliver on their promises and for trying to divert attention by cobbling together a small initiative for maternal and child health.

Valerio watches his lagoons drying up. Credit: Paula Plaza/Christian Aid

Climate change is causing glaciers to melt all over the world. Their disappearance is a serious threat to the viability of crops and the livelihood of agricultural communities.


With only one (official) day left of the climate talks in Copenhagen, Oxfam's Big Heads send a poignant message to world leaders reminding them that history will judge them.

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Oxfam International is heartened by Secretary Clinton’s commitment to significant financial resources of $100 billion dollars a year by 2020 to help developing countries weather the negative impacts of climate change.

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This is the first ever international climate hearing and it took place inside the conference centre at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen. Former Irish President and UN High Commissioner summerises the hearing and gives the official verdict.

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Aerial view of Maldives Island. Credit: Paul Sherlock/Oxfam

The small island states – the country’s most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change – outlined their proposal for a climate deal in Copenhagen today.


Mr Green and his accomplice travel around Copenhagen delivering an important message: Climate Change kills and that we need to act now to save lives at the UN Climate Summit.


When it comes to tackling climate change, there are good ideas and there are bad ones. It's now time for the good ones.

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