There is likely to be a climate deal in Paris. The emission pledges that more than 150 governments have put on the table this year show that global climate ambition is increasing. In this briefing Oxfam looks at potential game-changers on finance and mitigation ambition that could avert these costs for the world’s poorest people.
Climate change and rural women in Latin America: Five proposals.
These climate talks have been a land-mark step towards global action to tackle climate change but it has not done enough to ensure that we can avoid a 3°C world.
The biggest French food company fails to provide a strong commitment to fight climate change and support small-scale farmer resilience.
Climate change hits African women farmers like Ipaishe from Zimbabwe the hardest.
The sector must recognize coal is a dinosaur technology that needs to be pushed into extinction if we are to survive.
The G20 leaders’ summit has made welcome progress in tackling the refugee crisis while also taking tentative steps towards addressing the gap between rich and poor. However, the G20 has done little to build momentum toward an ambitious climate deal.
Asia is home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies. Yet millions of people remain poor, while a handful gets richer and richer.
Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of people marched in cities all over the world. Did you join them? Now, put your #eyesonparis
Oxfam commended the World Bank for connecting the need to tackle climate change with the urgent fight to end poverty. In a new report, the Bank warned that more than 100 million additional people could be pushed into poverty by crop failures, floods, hunger, and other shocks caused by climate change.