Tagged: Copenhagen 2009

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World leaders gathered in the city center of Copenhagen holding signs that read "History will judge you". Credit: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam International

The UN climate talks must be rescued from the shambles of Copenhagen by revolutionizing the way the negotiations are carried out so that a deal can be delivered in 2010 and the chaos witnessed in Copenhagen is never repeated, said Oxfam today.

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Thousands of demonstrators at a mass rally in Copenhagen on Saturday 12 December in support of a fair, ambitious and binding climate deal. Credit: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam International

As the US, Ethiopia and European Union coalesce around a climate finance package of $100 billion, Oxfam is calling for rich countries to provide at least $200bn a year in new money to help poor countries adapt to a changing climate and reduce their emissions.

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Climate Hearings: 1.5 Million People, 36 Countries. Credit: Oxfam

Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinson delivered a global verdict on the human cost of climate change today. The judgment was passed at the world’s first international climate hearing during Humanitarian Day at the Copenhagen UN Climate Summit.

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Seven questions – and answers! – on Climate Change & Copenhagen

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Oxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood actor Gael Garcia Bernal stars in our new on-line advertisement, urging people to join the new “tck tck tck” climate change campaign.

Oxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood actor Gael Garcia Bernal stars in a new on-line advertisement made by international agency Oxfam urging people to join the new “tck tck tck” climate change campaign.

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