Tag: climate change adaptation

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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...

Oxfam reaction to the close of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany

On the shape of the new 2015 climate agreement being negotiated this week, Tracy Carty, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser, said:  "Countries can't just set goals on their own...

Doha deadlock on climate finance can be broken next week: Oxfam

Governments must move quickly at this year's first UN climate change meeting to plug the gaping deficit of funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change and lower their emissions,...

40 per cent drop in climate change adaptation funding should prompt action - Oxfam

New evidence of a 40 per cent drop in funding to help poor countries adapt to climate change should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilising Climate Finance in Washington and...

Oxfam reaction to EU proposals for Doha climate talks: “The EU cannot arrive at the Doha climate talks empty-handed.”

Late last night Europe's Environment Ministers set out the EU's expectations for the UN climate negotiations in Doha later this year, but had little to say on how the EU will meet its commitment...

Oxfam reaction to new global hunger figures released today

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Oxfam reaction to publication of Climate Vulnerability Monitor

Responding to the release of the second Climate Vulnerability Monitor report on the side-lines of the UN General Assembly today, Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam International said:  ...

EU Energy Ministers fail to go public on disastrous impact of biofuels policy on the world’s poor

In reaction to today's EU Energy Ministers' statement on their debate about Europe's post 2020 renewable energy strategy, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU office, said: ...

Using crops for fuel not food is driving up prices and risking hunger for millions, warns Oxfam

Oxfam is calling on the UK government to push for the scrapping of European biofuel targets at a meeting of EU Energy Ministers today.  ...

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