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Meeting Nick Clegg, dressed as a banana

Guest post by Oxfam campaigner Jill: Last week I was dressed as a banana, this week I'm handing in a petition to Nick Clegg asking him to join 'Team Betty' Monday May Bank...

RIO+20: The Results

Rio - Thank you for securing a win for small-holder farmers ...

The future we want from Nick Clegg

Friday saw the end of the Rio+20 conference and, rather appropriately, outside it was wet and rainy. During my time in Rio it has been uncharacteristically wet and stormy, a subtle indication...

From Scotland to the world: Fighting climate change

A friend from London and I have a long standing joke about how great we Scots are as inventors. We are certainly a small nation that likes to lead the way: the T.V, telephone and tarmac - and...

What happens when you take an action with Oxfam? The Rio hand in

As a campaigning organisation we regularly ask you, our supporters, to sign action cards and petitions or take online actions. But what happens to those actions after you take them? Over...

Caroline Lucas handing over her donations to Oxfam

Caroline Lucas on charity shopping, donating to Oxfam and a more sustainable future

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas recently joined Oxfam staff and volunteers in Brighton to champion charity shopping and donating to Oxfam. In the run-up of Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable...

Sustainability is for life, not just for Rio

It's been a full twenty years since the Rio Earth Summit. A summit where a 12 year old girl Severn Suzuki helped to hold world leaders to account and commitments were made to prioritise the environment. ...

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