Oxfam’s Brisbane climate change rally on 9 April was a great success, with inspiring speakers and a general consensus that the Australian government needs to act on this important issue, reports volunteer Claudia Wolender.
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In February 2011, award-winning photographer Rodney Dekker visited Tuvalu to record the impact of the king tides.
Last week in Perth Oxfam joined with other human rights and environmental groups to host a very successful climate change rally where we eclipsed the climate change sceptics rally (held the same day) both in number and logic.
By Oxfam Campaigns Brisbane intern Madeline Smith Climate change was a popular topic of conversation this past week at the Bleeding Heart Café Gallery in Brisbane. The gallery was the first in Queensland to host the remarkable photo exhibition ‘Land is Life’ by award winning photographer Rodney Dekker. A series of ‘Land is Life’ exhibitions […]
The small and utterly remote island of Nukufetau, Tuvalu, is severely affected by coastal erosion and water scarcity. Many of the islanders can’t afford expensive rainwater tanks and are forced to drink polluted ground water.
Last year the climate talks in Cancun saw the successful establishment of a global Climate Fund, one of our core campaigns asks last year. You can help make sure the Climate Fund is filled with cash so it can provide life-saving support to help the world’s poorest people fight the effects of climate change.
If set up properly, the Climate Fund could deliver life-saving support to those who need it most. What is needed now is for nations to come together and ensure that the money is not taken away from aid budgets.
Join environment and progressive groups from around Australia for a few hours this Saturday and stand up for our vision of a clean energy future and a safe climate for our kids.
Reverend Tafue Lasama writes in Crikey about the recent king tides to hit his home, and the impact of climate change on the people of Tuvalu.
Dr Brad Pettitt, electric bike rider, aid worker, professor of sustainability, and probably the coolest Mayor Fremantle ever had, is rolling up his trousers and helping Oxfam out yet again.