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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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Ireland’s six month EU presidency comes at a crucial moment for the Union, facing vital decisions on policies and a budget that will shape Europe and its role in the world in the next seven years and beyond. With various opportunities to be seized on the agenda, Ireland has a clear role in steering leadership… » 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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