Today EU Environment Ministers agreed the official EU emissions reductions pledge for the United Nations climate talks in Paris at the end of the year, backing an "at least 40%" emissions reduction target and failing to provide clarity on whether loopholes could water down the offer.
Hakim Mai, a 27 year old woman living in the Punjab Province, in Pakistan, has improved the life of her family and community, thanks to a project supported by Oxfam.
Around the world, thousands of women are standing up to climate change – and to the governments and big businesses who are allowing it to destroy the world we love.
Today the European Commission published a Communication setting out its position towards international climate change negotiations aimed at reaching an agreement by December in Paris.
Today the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted in favor of tightening the cap on biofuels competing with food production for land and other precious resources, such as water.
On Wednesday, the European Commission will put forward a communication outlining its stance on the global climate change talks aimed at reaching a deal by world leaders by the end of the year.
Another year of increasingly extreme and destructive weather and new political momentum were not yet enough to boost the ambition of UN climate talks in Peru. The decisions made in Lima do not foreclose the possibility an agreement in Paris, but do little to improve the odds of success.
In response to the new draft text of a Lima agreement Ja
Women play a very important role in addressing this major threat to food justice.
Oxfam finds that the new texts reflect unchangd country positions with many key issues still unresolved.