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Subject: climate change

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armers describe how first flooding and then drought have destroyed crops. Balaka district, Malawi

Surviving hunger: Malawi's new normal

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION:  As Malawi experiences the worst drought it's had for 35 years, exacerbated by El Niño, many are suffering from hunger and starvation. Benjamin Phillips,...

Photo: A small coffee plantation in Honduras, farmers like Francisco are being heavily affected by the impacts of climate change. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Business must show more commitment and collaboration on climate change

OPINION: At the Paris climate summit there were promising signs from the private sector about taking action on climate change, but the path to a low carbon future is still far from clear....

Sugarcane plantation within Jatayvary Indigenous Land, Ponta Porã, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Credit: Tatiana Cardeal/Oxfam

Will business continue to feed climate change?

OPINION: As business representatives gather for a climate summit in London Irit Tamir explains why the food and beverage sector should play a prominent role in reducing global emissions. ...

Gerondio Ayson is 54 years old. He lives in Esperanza, on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. He is married to Teodora (also 54).

Latest climate change evidence confirms what farmers told Oxfam

OPINION:     New research has confirmed Oxfam's findings of many years, climate change is making life harder for farmers around the world. John Magrath, Programme...

A group of women walking in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.

Syria and climate change: did the media get it right?

OPINION: Syria, migration and climate change will all be key issues at the World Humanitarian Summit this week, but are they interrelated, and how? Alex Randall, from the Climate and Migration...

Fishing boats in Eastern Samar. Credit: Daniel Morchain/Oxfam

The challenge of climate change adaptation in the Philippines

LEARNING: Successful adaptation to changing weather patterns depends on cooperation and commitment from across government and civil society reflects Daniel Morchain. Conducting a multi- stakeholder...

Policies to reduce inequality must factor in climate change. Credit: Scriberia

Tackling inequality and unsustainable consumption - together

OPINION: In many countries economic inequality is growing and the wealthiest are also those with the biggest carbon footprints. Dario Kenner, Independent Researcher, suggests that governments...

Community members gather in Berlin, El Salvador, to discuss the food voucher program. Credit: James Rodriguez/Oxfam America

El Salvador: the struggle to survive El Niño

The global El Niño weather phenomenon is being exacerbated by climate change. The UN's humanitarian agency predicts that in 2016 over 60 million people around the world will be affected by El...

Photo: Conducting a vulnerability risk assessment in Bolgatanga, Ghana. Credit Oxfam

What we've learned about vulnerability assessments and how to do them

How can a development intervention achieve positive change for all, especially the poorest and most marginalised? Conducting a vulnerability risk assessment, using our new guide, would be a good...

Global Landscapes Forum in Paris December 5-6

Will all the gold of Paris shine?

The Paris climate talks concluded last week with an agreement being reached between developed and developing nations. In parallel to these historical negotiations in other meetings across the French...

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