At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, the global shipping industry, Oxfam and WWF have joined forces to suggest to governments how the further reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping might best be regulated.
Oxfam response to the Special Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (laun
Climate change is predicted to have severe consequences for South Asia, particularly in agriculture, which employs more than 60 per cent of the region’s labor force.
Mary Robinson has been Honorary President of Oxfam since 2002.
Farmers in Southern Africa are experiencing changes to their climate that are different in magnitude to what they have experienced in the past.
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lampriere said:
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lampriere reacting to President Sarkozy today:
At the height of the food price crisis in 2008, the Philippines was among the countries with ‘severe localized food insecurity’, requiring external assistance in food. A series of