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I’m huddled in a corner of the swank Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar.  Around me, workers are carrying massive rows of theater chairs, and rolls of wallpaper.

Why am I here at the most famous hotel in Doha, in this tiny and extremely wealthy Gulf country? (Obviously not where I hang out on an average day)  And what on earth are they doing to this place?

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“Though the voices of our communities will not be heard directly, our canvas will speak for us,” Chris Dala, Malaita, Solomon Islands

Climate change hits poor people first and worst. This is what illustrates Oxfam’s exhibition "Canvas for Change" just launched today at the UN Climate Negotiations in Poznan, Poland.

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“Since nothing prevents the Earth from moving, I suggest that we should now consider also whether several motions suit it, so that it can be regarded as one of the planets. For, it is not the center of all the revolutions.”

Nicolaus Copernicus, was a Polish astronomer who put an end to the belief that the earth was the center of the universe.

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News and current affairs manager for Oxfam partner Saba media organisation in Afghanistan
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