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Negotiators at the UN climate talks have narrowly avoided a collapse, agreeing to the bare minimum deal possible.
Oxfam organized a dinner party in the sea at COP 17 in Durban to provide a stark illustration of the effects that extreme weather will have on our already creaking food system.
In the last year extreme weather events shocked global markets contributing to soaring wheat prices and imperiling food security in many parts of the world, according to research compiled by Oxfam at the start of the Durban climate talks.
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.
Climate negotiations need to move much faster if a global deal is to be secured in time for the crucial December deadline agreed by all the world’s countries. Negotiators at UN talks in Bonn in Germany from 1st to 12th June will debate the draft text of a global deal for the first time