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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

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by Natalia Alonso Energy ministers must set out a renewables path for Europe that does not come at the expense of millions of families in developing countries, who are struggling to feed their children, says Oxfam Biofuels are pushing up food prices and driving up to 60 per cent of the large-scale land deals taking… » read more

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Oxfam has launched a major new report highlighting the growing pace of land deals that are being brokered around the world, often to the peril of poor communities who lose their homes and livelihoods – sometimes violently – with no prior consultation, compensation or means of appeal. Preliminary research shows that as many as 227… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy