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UN climate talks are off the life-support machine, following a last-minute agreement that gives the Kyoto Protocol a lifeline. It establishes a global Climate Fund and, while falling short of the emissions cuts needed, lays out a path to move towards them.
Halfway through the Cancun climate talks, negotiators have an opportunity to make real progress on a fair global climate fund and climate finance, said Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and Honorary President of Oxfam.
Responding to the World Meteorological Organization's announcement that there is a race going on between 2010, 2005 and 1998 to see which will be the hottest year since records began, Oxfam New Zealan
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:
By Mary Robinson