A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Oxfam's EU Climate Change Policy Adviser, Tim Gore, explains the key issues around climate finance and the UN Climate talks, from the October 2010 UN Climate Talks in Tianjin, China, to the December Summit in Cancun.
- Climate finance
- A new Global Climate Fund, which delivers to climate adaptation finance in the poorest countries, and is new money
- Fast-start finance
And most importantly, he answers the question: where is the money going to come from?
Get behind the Climate Fund: an idea that could save lives worldwide