UN climate talks are off the life-support machine, following a last-minute agreement that gives the Kyoto Protocol a lifeline. It establishes a global Climate Fund and, while falling short of the emissions cuts needed, lays out a path to move towards them.
Halfway through the Cancun climate talks, negotiators have an opportunity to make real progress on a fair global climate fund and climate finance, said Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and Honorary President of Oxfam.
In Thailand we are working with rice farming communities. Innovative water pumps and new farming techniques are just two of the ways in which people are adapting.
By Mary Robinson
Claims today have surfaced that Europe will fall €200 million short of its previous pledge to raise €2.4bn to help poor countries cope with climate change in 2010, and by as much as €357 mi
When the G20 meets in Seoul in November 2010, it has a big choice to make.
In reaction to the announcement that climate change legislation is delayed by the United States Senate, perhaps indefinitely, David Waskow of Oxfam, made the following statement: