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Oxfam response to the Finance section in the LCA text, which Ministers in Cancun are debating today:
Responding to the latest finance text that came out today, international climate change policy adviser Tim Gore said:
Responding to the World Meteorological Organization's announcement that there is a race going on between 2010, 2005 and 1998 to see which will be the hottest year since records began, Oxfam New Zealan
In response to the European Union’s report announced at Cancun on Fast Start Financing, Oxfam’s climate policy adviser Tracy Carty, said:
Reacting to Japan’s statement that it would not ratify a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, Tim Gore, Climate Advisor for Oxfam said:
Over the weekend Oxfam began chlorinating water for 300,000 people in a slum area of Cap Haitien. Recent violence spread across the city and Oxfam had to stop those activities.
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
About Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) and innovative financing for development
Reacting to business leaders’ proposals on climate change, Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam International said: