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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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Wendy Francois and remains of her home after Hurricane Dean. Abbie Trayler-Smith

After another year of extreme weather, developing countries face a looming climate ‘fiscal cliff’ at the end of 2012. Yet new Oxfam research finds most climate finance pledges so far have been recycled funds or loans.

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