Tag: climate change adaptation

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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.  ...

Food price spikes will get worse as extreme weather caused by climate change devastates food production - Oxfam

New research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being underestimated, according to international agency Oxfam. Oxfam's new report, Extreme Weather, Extreme...

Monsoon flood devastates south-east and north east Bangladesh, further flooding on the way

Monsoon flood devastates south-east and north east Bangladesh, further flooding on the way Over 600,000 people displaced and around 20,000 houses destroyed so far. ...

Rio 1992 connected the environment and development. Rio+20 looks like splitting them up

The Rio+20 Summit will fail if it agrees to current proposals, which risk worsening the divide between environment and development efforts, warned anti-poverty and environmental campaigners today. ...

Oxfam calls for Brazilian leadership at Rio +20

With the UN Rio+20 talks effectively at a stalemate, Oxfam today calls on the Brazilian government to provide the leadership that is so urgently needed to rescue the Rio 92 Earth Summit legacy, and...

Helena Christensen urges action at Rio

Oxfam Ambassador publishes photos illustrating the impact of climate change ahead of UN conference ...

Oxfam reaction to the latest round of UN climate talks in Bonn

Celine Charveriat, Oxfam advocacy and campaigns director said:  "At the Bonn UN climate talks, no progress was made to deliver the financial support that the world's poorest...

More than 440,000 people in dire need of emergency humanitarian assistance after being displaced from Khyber Agency in northwest Pakistan

Pakistan Humanitarian Forum and National Humanitarian Network Joint Press Release A recent influx of 63,000 displaced families -bringing the total to almost half a million people - into the...

Oxfam response to the Clean Energy Ministerial

In reaction to the Prime Ministers remarks at the Clean Energy Ministerial held in London today Oxfam's Head of Government Relations Kathleen Spencer Chapman said:  ...

Drought could become a catastrophe for 13 million if action not taken in West and Central Africa, Oxfam warns

Agency launches £23m emergency appeal to help over 1 million of the most vulnerable Some 13 million people are at severe risk from a food crisis which is set to escalate into a full scale...

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