Today MEPs voted to introduce a seven percent cap on food-based biofuels and to include carbon emissions from land use change in environmental assessments.
The Vatican is hosting a climate change conference today, which will bring together world leaders, climate experts and religious representatives. Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International Executive Director, said, “The way the world responds to climate change is a litmus test of our humanity.
European Governments are increasingly relying on bioenergy as a cheap way to meet targets for renewable energy. Bioenergy represented 62% of EU’s renewable energy use in 2012. But new evidence on the real climate impacts and other environmental and social impacts of bioenergy has made its use increasingly controversial.
This report describes research to create the first rock glacier inventory for Bolivia, and highlights the need to prioritize the preservation of areas where rock glaciers are located in the interests of water security for vulnerable populations.
The World Bank and the IMF must seize their early chance in what could be a watershed year to end extreme global poverty by putting the battle against inequality, climate change and tax dodging at the very top of its Spring Meetings’ agenda this week.
One month after Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, water remains a high priority, with small islands dependent on rainwater most in need, Oxfam said today.
In response to today's announcement of Gabon's Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), Tim Gore, Oxfam's international climate adviser, made the following statement:
Oxfam praises the United States Government’s commitment to reduce emissions 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025, a critical step forward in transitioning to a clean energy economy.
This briefing presents the updated March 2015 Behind the Brands scorecard showing changes in both the ranking of the ‘Big 10’ international food and beverage companies and changes to the thematic trends.