In response to the speech by President Obama at Ban Ki-moon’s UN Climate Summit, Raymond C. Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America said,
European Commission President José Manuel Barroso gave a speech at the UN Climate Summit today, claiming the EU is setting a good example in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
In response to the release of the We Mean Business co
Oxfam welcomes today’s an
As part of its food and climate justice campaign, Oxfam commissioned researchers to examine the impact of four extreme weather events on vulnerable people, exploring when and why threats emerge.
The cost of weather-related disasters in the five years since global leaders last met to discuss climate change is almost half a trillion dollars ($490 billion) – three times more than for the whole of the 1970s.
Oxfam analyzes the commitments being brought by government and corporate sector leaders to the Climate Summit and reveals that they fall short of what is urgently needed.
“Oxfam welcomes any fall in the number of hungry people. This is proof that we can make great strides in eradicating global hunger.
Oxfam and partners undertook research on the impacts of the coffee rust fungus on the livelihoods of workers and growers in six areas in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala.