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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
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Reacting to business leaders’ proposals on climate change, Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam International said:
The International Monetary Fund has announced that its Executive Board has approved a package of governance reforms intended to give emerging economies a bigger say in the institution.
Oxfam’s Water and Sanitation advisor Raphael Mutiku said: