Lucy Brinicombe

Senior Press Officer

Lucy Brinicombe leads Oxfam's media work for climate change and food, including food security and food prices. She can be contacted for UK and international media enquiries on these subjects.She is also the main contact for Oxfam's work in Latin America. Lucy has a background in newspaper journalism, working for both regional and national titles.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472192
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 110054

Email: lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

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Oxfam welcomes China’s INDC announcement in the fight against climate change

Tim Gore, Oxfam's international climate adviser, said: "China's announcement to set ambitious goals to reduce emissions and increase renewables is welcome. ...

Oxfam praises Pope Francis’s unprecedented climate change call to action

Pope Francis's Encyclical today focuses on climate change for the first time. The correspondence places climate change at the top of the Vatican's agenda and stresses the need for everyone...

G7 makes a stuttering start on climate but neglects plight of the poor

The G7 has made a stuttering start on climate but has largely neglected the plight of people living in poverty, according to Oxfam at the close of the annual leaders' summit in Germany today. ...

G7 coal dependence to cost 450 billion a year by end of century

Coal plants in the G7 are on track to cost the world $450billion a year by the end of the century and reduce crops by millions of tonnes as they fuel the gathering pace of climate change, Oxfam reveals...

Oxfam verdict on the World Bank IMF Spring meetings

Inequality Head of Oxfam International's Washington DC office Nicolas Mombrial said:   "Given that rising inequality continues to make the headlines everywhere in the...

Three-pronged attack on poverty needed to make this year a historic turning point for development - Oxfam

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Oxfam reaction to the World Bank's Jim Yong Kim speech outlining strategy to end poverty

In response to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announcing cooperation between the World Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank and the BRICS New Development Bank, Oxfam's...

Billions in “out of control” IFC investments into third-parties causing human rights abuses around the world

World Bank's private sector investment arm's portfolio in financial intermediaries grows to $36 billion in four years - three times as much as World Bank global education lending - needs...

Oxfam's response to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty

Responding to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said: ...

Oxfam response to the UK government's announcement on energy subsidies

In response to the UK government's decision to provide £293 million in subsidies to coal-fired plants over three years under the capacity market system, Oxfam's climate policy adviser Kiri...