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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...

Emissions must be cut if we are to tackle hunger – Oxfam

Countries across the world must play their fair part in cutting emissions if we are to prevent millions more people going hungry due to climate change, international agency Oxfam warns today. ...

Time for inaction is over, says Oxfam in response to IPCC report

In response to the IPCC Working Group II final report, released today in Yokohama, Japan, Oxfam's head of policy for food and climate change Tim Gore said: ...

England’s most deprived areas three times more likely to have been flooded than most well-off

Oxfam urges action to protect poorest as analysis reveals world woefully unprepared for climate change The most deprived English neighbourhoods have been...

World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Oxfam response to President Obama's climate change action plan announcement

In response to The President of the United State's climate plan announcement taking place today Tracy Carty, Oxfam's Climate Change Advisor said; "The promises outlined in...

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