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by Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert European funding to help poor countries adapt to a changing climate is dropping remarkably at a time when it needs to be scaled up in line with UN commitments and people are dealing with increasing impacts of extreme weather events. As part of an assessment that shows… » read more

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  Oxfam has long been concerned that increasing production of biofuels pushes up food prices, encourages land grabs and in many cases increases rather than reduces dangerous greenhouse gas emissions. Within the GROW campaign, we are fighting to end policies promoting biofuels and threatening food security and the climate. This issue was in the spotlight… » read more

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By Natalia Alonso, Tony Long and Jorgo Riss The EU’s financial-transaction tax could unlock financing to be used to limit and cope with climate change. A year of record breaking extreme weather has served as a timely reminder of the need to invest now to prevent catastrophic climate change. Recent reports by the World Bank,… » read more

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