On the shape of the new 2015 climate agreement being negotiated this week, Tracy Carty, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser, said:
Governments must move quickly at this year’s first UN climate change meeting to plug the gaping deficit of funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change and lower their emissions.
A staggering 40 per cent drop in funding focused on climate change adaptation, revealed by the OECD yesterday, should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilizing Climate Finance in Washington and meetings of EU climate experts in Brussels next week.
Millions of poor people will go without life-saving food and medicines as donor aid pledges to poor countries are breached.
The European Commission's consultative communication published today marks t
Reacting to the conclusion of the European Council on the EU long-term budget, which is freezing EU anti-poverty aid at near current levels, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU Office, said:
At the ECOFIN meeting today, EU Finance Ministers have failed to provide a clear answer to what Europe will do to ensure climate finance does not fall off a cliff once Fast Start F
New sources of climate finance must be found to curb the alarming shift in Official Development Assistance (ODA) to climate finance and to protect the development gains of recent decades.
Joint Media Reaction by Oxfam, CAN Europe, APRODEV, CIDSE