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Hurricane Sandy is the last clear cut example of climate change in action and a stark demonstration of the economic and human cost of extreme weather. Homes battered down by storms, crops ruined by floods and droughts all lead to significant economic loss. Climate change is estimated to have cost 1% of global GDP in… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy

Denmark has an excellent track record of commitment and expertise when it comes to helping the world’s poorest. Onlookers have good reason to hope that Denmark will make sure that the EU remains ambitious in its development and humanitarian goals and keeps its promise to place poverty eradication at the heart of EU external action.… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy

As support grows for a European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) so do the number of negative myths being put forward by its opponents. The key criticisms are: An EU FTT will cause business to relocate An EU FTT will negatively impact on growth and jobs An EU will hit savings, pensions or small businesses An… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy