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Oxfam reaction to the IPCC’s Working Group III report on climate change mitigation

Responding to the publication today of the IPCC’s Working Group III report on climate change mitigation, Oxfam’s Climate Policy Lead Nafkote Dabi said: “This IPCC report pulls no punches. The bleak and brutal truth about global warming is this: barring action on a sweeping scale, humanity faces worsening hunger, disease, economic collapse, mass migration of […]

Budget lacks ambition at time of massive need

Commenting on the budget and its impact on aid, Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said: “At a time of rapidly escalating need and growing inequality across the globe, this federal budget fails to demonstrate the leadership that is required from a nation like Australia. “While Oxfam welcomes the marginal increase in aid funding through […]

Oxfam reaction to the IPCC’s Working Group II report on climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability

Responding to the publication of the IPCC’s Working Group II report assessing climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, Oxfam Australia’s Acting Chief Executive Anthea Spinks said: “This catalogue of pain, loss and suffering must be a wake-up call to everyone. The poorest who have done the least to contribute to climate change are suffering the […]

Oxfam welcomes Labor climate policy, calls for more detail

Oxfam Australia has welcomed the announcements made today as part of the Labor Party’s climate policy, which would increase Australia’s ambition on emissions reduction in the short-term.     However, Chief Executive Lyn Morgain said there is a need for greater ambition to tackle this monumental problem.    “This proposal, while an improvement on current ambitions, still does […]

Oxfam’s verdict on the COP26 outcome

Oxfam International Executive Director Gabriela Bucher said: “Clearly some world leaders think they aren’t living on the same planet as the rest of us. It seems no amount of fires, rising sea levels or droughts will bring them to their senses to stop increasing emissions at the expense of humanity. “Punishing, extreme weather is already […]

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