Sara Cowan

Campaigns and Activism Co-ordinator

All posts by Sara Cowan

Leaving Lima, what next ?

Here Oxfam Scotland's campaigner Sara Cowan sums up the experience of UN climate talks that ended in the early hours of Sunday morning.   ...

Time to make a deal

As the second week of climate talks get underway the call for urgency gets louder.  ...

Bringing Scotland's Climate Action Story to Lima

For the last week Government teams from around the world have converged on Lima for the annual UN Conference on Climate Change. The impacts of climate change are already being felt around the world...

Scotland's Climate Action Story Going Global

Next month government teams will gather at the UN Conference of Parties on climate change in Lima, Peru to discuss the next steps towards agreeing global action on climate change. ...

DEC Ebola Appeal Launched in Scotland

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland has launched an appeal for people affected by the Ebola Crisis in West Africa. ...

Sharing Scotland’s Climate Action Story

Last night European leaders met in Brussels to agree a climate and energy package for the European Union up until 2030 - the outcome was disappointing: it lacked the ambition we all know is needed. ...

World Food Day

Today is designated World Food Day by the United Nations. It's a time to recognise that despite living in a world that produces enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people still go to bed hungry. ...

Oxfam is tripling its aid in Ebola hit countries as the disease spirals out of control

Scottish aid worker calls for action to stop the spread of Ebola ...

Our Commonwealth of Food - Nourish Conference 2014

Guest blog by Pete Ritchie, Executive Director of Nourish Scotland ...

Scots Dad welcomes major milestone for Arms Trade Treaty. Legislation will enter into force within months

David Grimason, whose son was killed by a gunman with an illegal weapon, has strongly welcomed news that today 50 states will have ratified the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). ...