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Oxfam response to the UK government's announcement on energy subsidies

In response to the UK government's decision to provide £293 million in subsidies to coal-fired plants over three years under the capacity market system, Oxfam's climate policy adviser Kiri...

Oxfam reaction to G7 summit outcomes

Energy security, climate change and the global economy were among the main topics the G7 leaders addressed during the Brussels summit, but Oxfam says what's needed is a stronger steer from leaders.  ...

G7 and Europe face energy wake-up call as food and fuel crisis looms

Europe's poor risk being forced to choose between heating and eating Russia's absence from the G7 summit is a stark warning to Europe that political turmoil on its doorstep risks an...

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. ...

EU gambles with our future by setting weak climate targets

The European Commission unveiled today its vision for Europe's climate and energy policies from now to 2030.   The blueprint includes a 40 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions...

Alliance urges MPs to back decarbonisation target in Energy Bill

A broad alliance of organisations, including Oxfam, today called on MPs to back changes to the Energy Bill that would see the UK have a near carbon free power sector by 2030.  ...

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: ...

Women's consumer power is key ingredient to ensure food for all, says Oxfam

A new report by Oxfam, published today, argues that harnessing the "immense consumer power" of women around the world can help ensure everyone has enough to eat. Currently,...

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 ...

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