Subject: climate change

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Reaction to Government Coal Phase Out

In response to the announcement that the government will phase out the use of coal by 2025, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive said: ...

G20 sets stage for refugee deal but offers little on climate change

The G20 leaders' summit has made welcome progress in tackling the refugee crisis while also taking tentative steps towards addressing the gap between rich and poor. However, the G20 has done...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

Reaction to UN climate body verdict on national pledges to reduce emissions

In response to the UNFCCC's verdict on what effect national pledges to reduce emissions will have in avoiding dangerous warming, Oxfam's head of food and climate policy Tim Gore said:  ...

Oxfam reaction to Bonn climate negotiations

Following the last round of climate negotiations in Bonn before the UN climate talks in Paris, Oxfam's senior policy adviser Romain Benicchio said: ...

Paris climate summit showing signs of cooperation but rich countries still need to offer more

Oxfam says the 150 countries that have now publicly committed to carbon reduction pledges show that December's UN climate summit in Paris could, at last, be built on international cooperation...

Super El Nino and climate change cause crop failures putting millions at risk of hunger

At least ten million poor people face hunger this year and next due to both droughts and erratic rains influenced by climate change and the likely development of a 'super El Niño'. ...

Reaction to UK Government’s announcement of £5.8bn in climate finance to developing countries

In response to the UK Government's announcement that it will provide £5.8 billion in climate finance to developing countries over the next five years, Mark Goldring, Oxfam's Chief Executive...

Global goals to end extreme poverty ambitious but achievable

Governments need to make a concerted effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and end extreme poverty in a generation, Oxfam says. ...

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. ...

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