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Climate justice is about more than emissions reductions

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Funding required to support low-income countries to mitigate and adapt to climate change, also known as climate finance, as well as funding to compensate for its irreversible consequences, known as loss and damage funding, is more important than ever. 

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Beyond Covid-19: could we create a more sustainable world?

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What will the world’s response to the COVID-19 crisis mean for the two defining and interconnected challenges of our age: climate change and global inequality?  

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Australia is learning firsthand what our neighbours have suffered for years

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The bushfires have shown us what climate change looks like. A reality millions are facing today all over the world. We reflect on the crisis and what we can do today.

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Oxfam at COP25 supporting action on climate change

Madness in Madrid: What did the latest round of UN climate negotiations deliver?

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Is the UN conference on climate change doing its job? Our climate experts reflect on the discussions, lack of outcomes and hope for the future.

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Oxfam staff protesting in Melbourne with big smiles and colourful signs.

Our 10 favourite #ClimateStrike protest signs

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From clever and hopeful, to the funny and angry, our favourite signs from the #ClimateStrike

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Protesters at the Melbourne #ClimateStrike holding signs that say "Climate Chaos Fules Poverty", "Climate Justice Now" and "Dont be Fossil Fools"

350,000 of us went on #ClimateStrike – now what?

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Here are our top 5 take homes after the global #ClimateStrike

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How your donation is making dreams come true in Timor-Leste

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Before joining an Oxfam-supported savings group, Francisco struggled to put food on the table for his family. Now, he knows how to manage money and chase his dreams — and his fortunes have turned around.

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Pacific Islands Forum 2019: Fun in Funafuti

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Advocacy Lead Simon Bradshaw reports back from the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu

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Australia must listen to its Pacific neighbours on climate crisis

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In the Pacific, the climate crisis is a matter of survival for our most vulnerable nations.

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How onions are helping families to smile in Papua New Guinea

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Thanks to you, we’re empowering families in PNG to earn an income through onion farming – which means that their kids can go to school, eat nutritious food, and build proper housing!

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Donate now to help mothers in Malawi like Eliza protect their children from chronic malnutrition

Eliza’s story: Preventing malnutrition in Malawi

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Donate now to help mothers in Malawi like Eliza protect their children from chronic malnutrition.

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Time for honesty about climate damages and the scale of Australia’s responsibilities

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Recent extreme weather events, in Australia and globally, are demonstrating that we are already living in the climate crisis.

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Oxfam is helping local rice farmers in Vietnam work smarter and grow more

Solutions that stick in Vietnam

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In northern Vietnam, the only thing sweeter than sticky rice… is more sticky rice. So Oxfam is helping local rice farmers work smarter and grow more.

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For real leadership on climate change, look to the Pacific

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As negotiations continue over Australia’s embattled energy policy, our political leaders must be under no illusion as to how Australia’s backwardness on climate change is perceived by our Pacific island neighbours.

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We’d like to dedicate this one to you

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Last week, thanks to your support, Oxfam Australia was presented with ‘Best Social Innovation’ at the 2017 Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies awards for our Weather Index Insurance scheme in Sri Lanka.

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Close to home: The climate crisis in the Torres Strait

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Torres Strait Islanders have contributed almost nothing to the causes of climate change, but are being hit first and hardest by its impacts. We visited the archipelago earlier this month to meet with communities and hear their experiences.

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The women of Somaliland: stories of strength and survival

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The women of Eastern Somaliland are being pushed to the edge, desperately seeking food for their children as their country stands on the brink of famine. We met with six women who told us their stories of strength and survival.

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10 quotes that show why Pacific nations are leading the world on climate action

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For our Pacific Island neighbours, climate change is a matter of survival. At the same time, they are lighting the way to a brighter future with smart climate solutions and bold leadership. As these inspiring quotes by the leaders of Pacific nations show, it’s time Australia followed their lead. Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall […]

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Efate, Vanuatu: Daniel stand on a beach holding a fishing spear and leaning on a withered palm tree.

Is climate change outwitting traditional knowledge?

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More than one year after Tropical Cyclone Pam ripped through Vanuatu, families are still battling the devastating effects of the aftermath and other climate change related impacts. Communities could once cope with traditional practices, but there’s now strong new evidence that suggests they’ve reached their limit.

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How exposed is your bank?

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The big four banks could be endangering human rights and our environment. While we outline some positive first steps by some of the banks, none have yet adopted a zero tolerance for land grabs approach.

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Oxfam staffers at the Climate March rally

Climate justice: so hot right now!

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2015 was a year of extremes. It was the hottest year on record for our earth. But 2015 also swept in a wave of extreme hope. You and I, along with millions of our sisters and brothers around the world, stood up and took real action on climate change.

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Staff from Oxfam and partner organisations distributing emergency kits in Womkama, PNG.

Super-charged El Niño brings Papua New Guinea’s worst drought in 20 years

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Papua New Guinea is experiencing its worst drought since the devastating 1997 crisis. This year’s drought and severe frosts — caused by a ‘super El Niño’ climate event — are making the situation much worse.

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The deal is done, now the real work begins…

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The Paris agreement is a true landmark. It goes beyond what many thought possible only a month ago. It was a deal made possible by the determined efforts of people around the world. People like you, who stood up and demanded more.

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Climate Change negotiations are almost over. Will our world leaders make concrete commitments?

Halfway through the Paris climate negotiations – the clock is ticking

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We’re now halfway through the Paris climate negotiations. What happens now? Climate Change Advocacy Coordinator Simon Bradshaw checks in

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