Georgette Thomas

Oxfam Media officer, Oxford, UK

All posts by Georgette Thomas

Oxfam reactive to EU biofuels debate today

Commenting on the inability of EU Energy Ministers to agree a deal to reform EU biofuels and cap food-based biofuels at 5 percent of the renewable transport fuel target, David Taylor, Oxfam's...

Massive public pressure needed to rescue climate deal after Warsaw farce and fiasco

Only massive public pressure can rescue a climate deal, warned Oxfam today, as the Warsaw negotiations closed after a fortnight of farce and fiasco. Winnie...

Oxfam response to UK announcement at the UN climate talks to end support for public funding of coal power plants

In response to the UK's announcement today at the UN Climate Change talks in Warsaw on ending support for publically funding coal power plants Hannah Stoddart, Oxfam's Head of Economic Justice,...

Climate Finance Ministerial at COP19 - Oxfam Comment

Climate Finance Ministerial - Oxfam Comment Rich countries' obsession with private finance means millions of poor and vulnerable people could be left to face increasingly...

Oxfam response to M23 announcement of dissolution

In response to the announcement of the end of the M23 rebellion by M23 Commander Bertrand Bisimwa, Oxfam's DRC Humanitarian Coordinator Tariq Riebl said: "M23's...

Oxfam reaction to recent military offensive in in eastern DRC

International aid agency Oxfam warned that the recent military gains by the Democratic Republic of the Congo's army (FARDC) against the M23 group doesn't mean an end to the bloody conflict....

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Governments must tackle global thirst for Biofuels, which spell hunger for millions

Governments must put people's right to food before short term commercial interests, said Oxfam before the opening of the Committee on Food Security's (CFS) annual meeting in Rome (7 October)....

Oxfam's reaction to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report

Reacting to the report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Tim Gore, Oxfam's Grow Campaign Head of Policy said; "The latest climate science affirms...

A hotter world is a hungrier world warns Oxfam ahead of IPCC report

Climate change will leave families caught in a vicious spiral of falling incomes, rising food prices, and declining quality of food, leading to a devastating impact on the health of millions, Oxfam...

Oxfam reaction: MEPs' biofuel compromise is not enough to tackle hunger in poor countries

Today the European Parliament voted to cap the share of biofuels made from food crops at 6 per cent of the EU's energy demand in transport by 2020 In reaction, Tracy Carty, Oxfam...