Subject: climate change

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World trapped by 'Toxic Triangle' that puts profit for the few ahead of a sustainable future for all

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,...

Oxfam reaction to President Barroso’s speech at UN climate summit

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. ...

Oxfam Reaction to the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit

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...

Oxfam response to David Cameron's speech at the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit

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...

Coalition on carbon pricing welcome but no ‘silver bullet’ unless revenues help world’s poorest – Oxfam

Oxfam welcomes today's announcement by the World Bank Group on a new Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, made of 73 countries and more than 1,000 companies and investors. The coalition...

Half a trillion dollars, 650 million people affected, 112,000 lives lost: The unacceptable cost of extreme weather over last five years

The human and financial costs of climate change are spiralling out of control, Oxfam warns, as hundreds of thousands of people in London and around the world prepare to march for action. The march...

Weather disasters have cost half a trillion dollars since world leaders last met to discuss climate change

Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit risks being lost opportunity to help stop climate change making people hungry ...

Oxfam response to FAO figures showing that the number of hungry people has fallen

Responding to Food and Agriculture Organisation's new figures showing the number of hungry people has fallen from 842 million to 805 million, Luca Chinotti, Oxfam's policy adviser, said: ...

Kellogg takes bold action to tackle climate change

Oxfam welcomes Kellogg's climate action commitments following public pressure ...

Oxfam applauds CEOs of eight of the big 10 food and beverage companies for bold call for climate action

Words must be matched by concrete steps in own supply chains ...

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