Australia’s actions on climate change fall woefully short of the goals of the Paris Agreement and the Government must immediately lift its game, Oxfam has said, as world leaders prepare to formally sign the agreement in New York next week.
A report just released by the UN’s climate change body shows that current country pledges to reduce emissions will not be enough to avoid dangerous climate change, Oxfam said today.
A New South Wales farmer, community leaders from Indigenous Australia and Kiribati, and Oxfam Australia’s Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke joined more than 20 Australians from all walks of life at Parliament House to meet with key decision-makers to urge substantially stronger action on climate change today.
The amount of people going hungry has dropped by 167 million in the last decade, according to new figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The total number of hungry people in the world is now 795 million – which is still 1 in 9 people. Oxfam’s food and climate policy advisor Kelly Dent […]
Australians can learn about how one of our Pacific neighbours is meeting the challenge of climate change at public events around the country from next week. Oxfam and CARE International are hosting a national speaking tour with Shirley Laban and Mala Silas, two women at the frontline of efforts to tackle climate change in Vanuatu. […]
Oxfam Australia welcomed today’s commitment from General Mills to implement industry-leading measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chains and press for political action to address climate change.
Australians who enjoy a bowl of Cornflakes in the morning may be shocked to learn that Kellogg’s is among the worst performing of ten major food and drink companies when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, Oxfam Australia said today.
ANZ’s bumper $3.4 billion profit announced this morning comes days after an Oxfam report called on the bank to provide compensation to families and communities who have lost land, homes and livelihoods because of land grabbing practices by ANZ backed companies in South East Asia.
Australia’s big four banks are backing companies accused of kicking people off their land, leaving them homeless and hungry, Oxfam Australia said today.
Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades and our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge, according to an Oxfam report released today.