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Today, world leaders sign the global climate change agreement

Four months ago, governments from around the world agreed a global climate deal in Paris. This Friday, government officials will sign that agreement in a ceremony at the United Nations.   ...

Happy birthday, 0.7% aid law!

Britain has a proud history of providing support for people to lift themselves out of poverty around the world. Today, we celebrate part of that history as we reflect on the law, passed exactly one...

El Nino and climate change

A super El Niño weather system is causing extreme weather in many parts of the world, including drought  and flooding. The poorest and most vulnerable people are being hit hardest, leaving...

Valentine’s Day is for roses, chocolates, and...fighting climate change?

Whether you love Valentine's Day or hate it (don't worry, we've all been there), this year we're celebrating the holiday a little differently. Forget roses, chocolates, and unrequited...

United against climate change

Three weeks ago we launched our #eyesonParis campaign, calling on world leaders to agree a strong climate deal at the UN Climate Summit in Paris. But, ever since the attacks there, the world's...

Why a UK coal phase-out is an offer to be celebrated ahead of the crucial UN climate summit

Earlier this year Oxfam launched a campaign calling on the UK government to phase out climate-wrecking coal power. Thousands of Oxfam supporters joined the campaign, and today - it's happened!...

7 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the UN Climate Summit

Right now, world leaders are preparing for something huge: the UN Conference of the Parties (COP) Climate Summit this December that will determine how the world will tackle climate change. We've...

Five big things to know about our coal campaign

This summer we launched our campaign to demand the UK government set out a plan for getting rid of coal pollution.  - and let's just say these past five months have been BIG. The passion...

I'll be marching for climate action. Will you?

Today marks World Food Day, but it also sees the much anticipated UN Climate Change conference in Paris, COP21, edge ever closer. The issues of climate change and hunger can no longer be...

A year on: We cannot forget the people of Gaza

A lot can happen in 365 days. And for the crisis in Gaza, this rings truer than ever. This week marks the one year anniversary of the conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2000 people...

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