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Women wearing the masks of G8 leaders join climate change protest in Dhaka. Credit: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Climate negotiations need to move much faster if a global deal is to be secured in time for the crucial December deadline agreed by all the world’s countries. Negotiators at UN talks in Bonn in Germany from 1st to 12th June will debate the draft text of a global deal for the first time

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Rosario Juarez Panta, 69, by the river Piura, near Chulucanas, Piura, Peru. In the picture are the remains of a small house that was destroyed by floods. The region is increasingly vulnerable to floods and land slips. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Poznan, Poland – International agency Oxfam welcomed a step forward in negotiations to allow developing countries direct access to the Adaptation Fund, one of the most intractable issues of this climate change conference.

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Rich countries have a habit of pointing out how emissions from emerging economies such as China and India are increasing rapidly. This is true – but we need to have a closer look at the facts...

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As government Ministers arrive today at climate change talks in Poznan, Oxfam called on them to kick start stalled negotiations to secure a deal by Copenhagen in 2009.

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Poznan, Poland: International agency Oxfam called on finance ministers to undertake a concerted effort to address climate change and treat the climate crisis at least as seriously as they have treated the economic crisis, for which they quickly mobilized trillions of dollars.

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Oxfam Senior Policy Adviser, Antonio Hill, explains why Oxfam is in Poznan (Poland), and what the likely outcomes are from the negotiations on Climate Change currently being held by the United Nations.

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As governments from across the world gather for a major international conference in Doha, Qatar, this weekend, international agency Oxfam is calling on rich countries not to water down their aid commitments.

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Internally displaced people in DRC receiving and supplies. The EU must increase support for the UN peacekeeping force there. Credit: Dan Fletcher/Oxfam

EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels today (Monday, 10 November) must provide clear commitments to send European troops to support the UN in eastern Congo. The fragile ceasefire is now broken, forcing thousands of people to flee again.

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