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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...

Weather disasters have cost half a trillion dollars since world leaders last met to discuss climate change

Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit risks being lost opportunity to help stop climate change making people hungry ...

Oxfam response to FAO figures showing that the number of hungry people has fallen

Responding to Food and Agriculture Organisation's new figures showing the number of hungry people has fallen from 842 million to 805 million, Luca Chinotti, Oxfam's policy adviser, said: ...

Kellogg takes bold action to tackle climate change

Oxfam welcomes Kellogg's climate action commitments following public pressure ...

Oxfam applauds CEOs of eight of the big 10 food and beverage companies for bold call for climate action

Words must be matched by concrete steps in own supply chains ...

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...

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Big ten food companies emit more greenhouse gases than Scandinavia - Oxfam

Companies also at risk of climate change if they fail to act  The 'Big 10' food and drink companies together emit more greenhouse gases than Scandinavia and, if they were an individual...

Oxfam calls for a ‘massive and rapid global surge’ in aid effort to avoid catastrophic hunger in South Sudan

Crisis reaches 'now or never moment' says agency as it launches public appeal International agency Oxfam called today for a massive and rapid global surge in the aid effort...

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. ...

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