Tagged: World Business Summit

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The increasingly unpredictable climate and successive poor rains have left the animals of the Maasai pastoralists of northern Tanzania, too weak to provide milk, blood and meat. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Oxfam attended the World Business Summit on Climate Change in Copenhagen, to get them to push governments for more ambition and specific targets to tackle climate change. The Summit reported back on May 26 with a disappointing result.

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Bolivia suffered disastrous floods two years in a row in 2007 and 2008. Over 100 people died in the two years, 350,000 people were affected in 2007, and another 40,000 were made homeless in 2008. Credit: European Pressphoto Agency

Global business leaders could make a significant contribution toward a fair and safe deal to tackle climate change when they meet at an international summit in Copenhagen beginning May 24.

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