In response to the Food and Agriculture Organization's report, "Climate Change, Water and Food Security", Oxfam's international climate adviser Tim Gore said:
In the mountains and valleys of Tajikistan, a landlocked country in central Asia, poor and marginalized communities are struggling to cope with the impacts of climate change.
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.
Oxfam response to the Finance section in the LCA text, which Ministers in Cancun are debating today:
By Mary Robinson