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Join us and people around the world as we demand action from governments and big businesses to cut emissions, to help farmers deal with changing weather and make sure there’s enough good food for us all.

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Giant sand sculpture, Cancun. Photo: Ainhoa Goma/Oxfam

For the past year we have all operated under the hangover of Copenhagen: the disappointment, suspicion, scepticism and disorientation. And while there was so much more that could have been accomplished at Cancun, the other side of these talks is a better place to be.

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UN climate talks are off the life-support machine, following a last-minute agreement that gives the Kyoto Protocol a lifeline. It establishes a global Climate Fund and, while falling short of the emissions cuts needed, lays out a path to move towards them.

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Climate tribunals are giving a voice to those most affected and exploring how governments and corporations could be held accountable through the law.

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Dirty industries are blocking the European Union from making more ambitious cuts to its greenhouse gas emissions while, at the same time, making millions in profits from existing environment policy, says a new report by international agency Oxfam.

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The Copenhagen summit was a historic opportunity - shamefully missed - to build a better future for us all, especially for poor communities. This video explains how Oxfam is keeping the pressure on world leaders on emission cuts and climate adaptation finance this year.

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