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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.
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Responding to the Labour Party's plan to reduce food poverty, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said:
Poverty in the UK
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...
The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures, Oxfam says today.
Disaster Risk Reduction,
In response to the All-party parliamentary inquiry into food poverty, Oxfam's Head of UK Poverty Rachael Orr said:
Poverty in the UK,
In response to Barack Obama's expected pledge at the G20 of at least $2.5 billion to help poor countries adapt to climate change, Oxfam's Head of Food and Climate Campaign Erinch Sahan said:
Nine of the G20 countries have failed to deliver adequate support in the fight against Ebola despite calls for more help and the fact they are the largest economies in the world, Oxfam says today.
People around the world are trapped in a 'toxic triangle' made up of short-term financial investors, timid governments and fossil fuel companies, which threatens to push up global temperatures,...
European Commission President José Manuel Barroso gave a speech at the UN Climate Summit today, claiming the EU is setting a good example in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate change adaptation,
Today, more than 120 world leaders, corporate leaders and representatives from civil society met in New York for the UN Climate Summit. Created as a platform for international and national commitments...
Climate change adaptation
Prime Minister David Cameron's speech recognised the urgent need to tackle climate change, and gave UK support to both a robust EU climate and energy package in Brussels next month and a fair...
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