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climate change

World leaders’ words need to be turned into action at COP21

"Leaders took to the world stage with words of inspiration but delegates have got little more to bring the world closer to a strong climate deal, said Oxfam’s climate change lead, Kelly Dent, in response to leaders’ speeches for action on the opening day of the Paris climate talks.
Climate witness in Germany

Life becomes survival – Climate witnesses in Germany

Climate witnesses from Chad and the Philippines toured Germany to testify about the impact of climate change in their home countries. And also to get a closer look at some of the biggest drivers of climate change: coal and lignite.

A woman carries water through her vegetable garden in Niger

Game-Changers in the Paris Climate Deal

There is likely to be a climate deal in Paris. The emission pledges that more than 150 governments have put on the table this year show that global climate ambition is increasing. In this briefing Oxfam looks at potential game-changers on finance and mitigation ambition that could avert these costs for the world’s poorest people.

Thousands of people in Nairobi marched last week to call for climate justice. Photo: Oxfam

These climate talks have been a land-mark step towards global action to tackle climate change but it has not done enough to ensure that we can avoid a 3°C world.

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