CLIMATE CHANGE

IPCC report heightens warning of climate change impact on food security

31 Mar 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media

A major new scientific assessment released today by the UN’s top climate scientists presents climate change not as a distant, future threat to food availability, but as a clear and present danger that highlights a major reversal in the fight against hunger.

Australia must meet its fair share of global emissions reductions, says Oxfam

27 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media

Oxfam Australia is calling on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to meet its international responsibilities on climate change in the wake of the Climate Change Authority’s Targets and Progress Review out today.

Massive public pressure needed to rescue climate deal after Warsaw farce and fiasco

24 Nov 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Only intense public pressure can rescue a global climate deal badly needed to limit warming and avoid the worst effects of climate change, Oxfam said today as the UN climate change negotiations drew to a close in Warsaw.

Australia must stay committed to an international climate solution

11 Nov 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

The latest round of UN climate change negotiations now under way in Warsaw will be the first big test of the new government’s international credibility on climate change, Oxfam Australia said today.

Australia must stay committed to an international climate solution

11 Nov 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

The latest round of UN climate change negotiations now under way in Warsaw will be the first big test of the new government’s international credibility on climate change, Oxfam Australia said today.

Oxfam reaction to IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

27 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Reacting to the report just released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Oxfam Australia’s Climate Change Policy Advisor Dr Simon Bradshaw said:

“The latest climate science affirms what small-scale farmers around the world are telling us – that seasons are changing, and weather is increasingly extreme and unpredictable, making it tougher to feed their families.

Growing Disruption: Climate change, food and fight against hunger

27 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

This week, we’ll read and hear a lot about the science of climate change. But the story of climate change is also a story about people, and human suffering.

Australia must focus on what the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report means for the world’s poor

27 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

International aid agency Oxfam Australia is urging the new Federal Government to focus on the implications of the new IPCC report for the world’s poor communities already battling the impacts of climate change.

A hotter world is a hungrier world warns Oxfam ahead of IPCC report

23 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Climate change will leave families caught in a vicious spiral of falling incomes, rising food prices, and declining quality of food, leading to a devastating impact on the health of millions, an Oxfam report warns. Oxfam’s new report Growing Disruption offers an up-to-date assessment of the links between climate change and the many causes of […]

‘Climate action drought’ in Doha risks condemning the world to more hunger

9 Dec 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Australia and other rich countries have failed to take meaningful collective action at the UN climate change negotiations in Doha to prevent and address the harmful impacts of climate change, international aid agency Oxfam Australia said. Poor countries will today leave the negotiations with little more than when they arrived, after civil society organisations stood […]