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Subject: climate change

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Rising temperatures will push millions of people into poverty

Rising temperatures will push millions of people into poverty unless governments take swift action and the Scottish Government must lead by example. ...

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Political leaders must wake up to the danger of climate change

Two and a half years ago I sat barricaded inside my home in Fiji, listening to a ferocious wind travelling at an average speed of 230 kilometres an hour. Over the howl of the wind I could hear trees...

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A Good Food Nation doesn’t leave others hungry

Teresa is from Lowareng'ak, an area in Turkana, northern Kenya. It hasn't rained there for over a year. ...

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People in poorer countries five times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather

First Minister urged to commit to ambitious new Scottish climate targets ahead of attending global climate talks in Germany. ...

International development organisations challenge Scottish Government to ‘protect the world’s poorest people’ with a strong Climate Change Bill

An influential group of international development organisations has issued an urgent joint call for the Scottish Government to "protect the world's poorest people" by ensuring climate...

Malawi needs Scotland’s Climate Bill to be bold and ambitious

By John Makina, Oxfam in Malawi Country Director ...

A strong Climate Change Bill for Scotland

Take action today - have your say on Scotland's Climate Change Act ...

2016 year in review

At times in 2016 it has been hard to know where and who to be worried about in the world most. In recent weeks, unfathomable images of the death and destruction in the Syrian city of Aleppo...

La Nina is here: once more, we are not ready

Guest blog by Nellie Nyang'wa, regional director for Oxfam in Southern Africa Southern Africa is still reeling from worst drought in three decades leaving 28 million...

Heart-wrenching and heart-warming: Lisa Stewart reflects on her recent visit to Malawi

This article first appeared in the Irvine Herald on 11 November 2016. ...

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