Progressive businesses must continue to speak up in support of a strong climate deal in Copenhagen or risk allowing their head-in-the-sand competitors to derail the talks, cautioned Oxfam today, ahead of high-level events on the private sector’s role in tackling climate change.
The European Union is rumored to be preparing just a token handout for climate action in poor countries for the next three years, with no guarantee that this money is going to come on top of existing aid commitments.
Proposals from Denmark, which is chairing the climate negotiations, and the emerging developing economies the content of a final deal in Copenhangen have emerged today
The first day of the climate talks kick off in Copenhagen and Oxfam is there with guest host "Mr Green" to tell you all you need to know about what's happening both inside and outside the conference centre.
$200bn could mean the difference between success and failure in Copenhagen, as the UN climate summit begins in the city today. The Summit marks the culmination of two years of international negotiations on a deal to prevent catastrophic climate change.
Oxfam applauded today’s announcement that President Obama will attend the United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen at the same time as other world leaders.