Oxfam organized a dinner party in the sea at COP 17 in Durban to provide a stark illustration of the effects that extreme weather will have on our already creaking food system.
At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, the global shipping industry, Oxfam and WWF have joined forces to suggest to governments how the further reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping might best be regulated.
In the last year extreme weather events shocked global markets contributing to soaring wheat prices and imperiling food security in many parts of the world, according to research compiled by Oxfam at the start of the Durban climate talks.
More than 2 million Afghans are at risk of hunger and many are bracing to be stranded for months without help as the country prepares for a harsh winter, Save the Children and Oxfam warned today.
This year Oxfam is teaming up with Green TV to bring you the latest news, inside scoops and all the action from around the COP 17 climate change summit.