19 June 2013
Today the European Parliament's Environment Committee voted for a compromise deal on a European Commission proposal to reverse a decline in the price of carbon on the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (...
19 June 2013
Welcoming the publication of the World Bank report, Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts and the case for resilience, which explores the likely impacts of 2 degrees and 4 degrees...
18 June 2013
In response to the G8 Communique, Oxfam Ireland’s Executive Director Jim Clarken said: “The G8 has asked all the right questions but has been thin on answers. The writing is on the wall for tax...
14 June 2013
At the close of the UN Climate Change talks in Bonn, Germany, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser Jan Kowalzig said: “Some progress was made toward the climate treaty to be adopted in 2015, but all-...
12 June 2013
12 June 2013 - Oxfam welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today that Canada will require mandatory disclosure of payments to governments by mining, oil and gas companies. Such transparency is...
12 June 2013
Oxfam welcomes today’s European Parliament vote in favor of legislation which will oblige EU-listed and non-listed big oil, gas, mining and logging companies to declare payments they make in resource...
11 June 2013
The poorest nations in the world succeeded in securing a deal to extend the transition period on the implementation of Trade Related Aspects on Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) by eight more...
10 June 2013
In response to the New Alliance meeting prior to the G8 Summit later this month, Oxfam’s Economic Justice Adviser Hannah Stoddart said: "The New Alliance as it stands is not the answer to decades of...
7 June 2013
In response to the G8’s Accountability Report, which records the G8’s progress in meeting its promises, Oxfam’s G8 campaign lead Adam Musgrave said: “Oxfam welcomes the G8’s ambition to be...
6 June 2013
International agency Oxfam urged governments to fund generously the UN’s appeal for the Syrian crisis both for work within Syria and for work in neighboring countries sheltering refugees. “We are...