Late last night Europe's Environment Ministers set out the EU's expectations for the UN climate negotiations in Doha later this year, but had little to say on how the EU will meet its commitment to help deliver $100 billion in climate finance by 2020.
Tracy Carty, climate change adviser, Oxfam said:
"Climate change is already hitting the livelihoods and harvests of some of the world's poorest people. They need...
The games are back! Following on from the sporting success of our Top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts, here are five tidbits of trivia about the Paralympic games:
The Paralympics and Oxfam both have their origins in England during World War II. Dr Ludwig Guttman, the Paralympics' creator, began using sports as physical therapy for injured soldiers in 1944 - 2 years after Oxfam was created to support people affected by famine in Greece.
Oxfam staff are as excited by the Olympics as the rest of the UK. You might be surprised by how much we and the sporting competition have in common. Here are our top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts!
All of the countries where Oxfam works are represented at London 2012. 10 of them have already won at least one gold medal!
Oxfam works in 3 of London 2012's top 10 (so far) medal winning countries: China,...
Times are tough. The economy's back in recession. It's an age of austerity. So far, so familiar.
But Oxfam's new report on UK poverty tells us two important things that we hope will shift a few perceptions. First, people in poverty are being hit hardest. Indeed, the number of things hitting at the same time are why we're describing it as a 'perfect storm'.
Second - and no less important - is that this is...
A new Oxfam supported book, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working, is looking at alternatives to current European austerity drive.