Fossil fuel emissions

Fossil fuel emissions

Oxfam’s ‘Big Heads’ have been cavorting away their time in Germany on the beach outside the G8 Summit highlighting this potentially wasted opportunity. Photo Credit: Craig Owen/Oxfam GB

Working to reduce the burn

Coal is the single biggest driver of climate change - responsible for one third of all CO2 emissions since the industrial revolution. With these climate impacts falling disproportionately on the most vulnerable and least food secure, the burning of coal is further exacerbating inequality.

Witnesses of the effects of climate change protest against a coal fired power station in Germany.

Food, Fossil Fuels and Filthy Finance

Climate change is already making people hungry, and the use of fossil fuels is largely to blame, representing the single biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions globally.

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