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Climate change is causing hunger.

Blog: Raising rural women’s voices on the Road to Paris

This week thousands of people around the world are standing shoulder to shoulder with rural women, who are not only feeling the harshest effects of climate change but, in the face of woeful government inaction, are also leading the fight in feeding their communities, and the world.

Oxfam Big Heads, UNFCCC climate talks, Lima, Peru, 12 December 2014. Photo: Percy Ramirez/Oxfam

Blog: The end of UNFCCC COP20 in Peru: What will it take for governments to act?

After two weeks of splitting hairs over key elements of a new climate treaty at the UN climate talks here in Lima, governments failed once again to put the world on a pathway to keep global warming under control. What will it take for governments to act?

UNFCCC COP in Lima: What's happening?

Blog: Beyond the headlines: What’s actually happening at the UNFCCC COP20

Oxfam recaps the first five days of the COP20. We’re now well into the first week of the UN climate talks in Lima, Peru, where governments are negotiating a new global climate treaty to be adopted next year in Paris. On the face of it, you’d think that change is in the air.

El cambio climático estáprovocando hambre y esto se está haciendo evidente estos días en la cumbre de Perú.

Blog: El cambio climático no tiene que ver sólo con el clima: tiene que ver con nuestras vidas

Por Winnie Byanyima, directora ejecutiva de Oxfam Internacional - Los grupos negociadores que llegan esta semana a Lima, Perú -para trabajar el borrador de un tratado global sobre cambio climático-  deberían escuchar las palabras de la campesina peruana Marisa Marcavillaca: “El cambio climático no tiene que ver sólo con el clima: tiene que ver con nuestras vidas”.

Climate change is making people hungry and the effects are being felt in Peru

Blog: Climate change is not just about the climate, it is about our lives

By Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International - As representatives from more than 195 governments around the world come together in Lima, Peru this week to work on drafting a global treaty on climate change, they should heed the words of Peruvian farmer Marisa Marcavillaca: "Climate change is not just about the climate, it is about our lives."

Oxfam campaigners at the COP20 UN Climate talks, Lima, Peru. Photo: Percy Ramirez/Oxfam

Blog: COP 20 Oxfam Daily Download

Oxfam's daily recap of the COP20 UN Climate talks in Lima, Peru, December 2014.

COP20 tiene lugar estos días en Lima, Perú.

Blog: La conferencia climática en Lima: Las 6 preguntas y respuestas que debes saber sobre la COP20

Si no hay un compromiso serio contra el cambio climático, el mundo entero se expone a impactos severos e irreversibles. Las consecuencias de un clima que cambia rápidamente ya se sienten en todos los rincones del planeta y simplemente no tenemos tiempo, debemos actuar ahora. Y especialmente aquí, en Perú.

COP20 is happening in Lima, Peru

Blog: UN Climate Conference in Lima: what's happening and why it really matters in 6 questions

The UNFCCC's (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) 20th Conference of the Parties (COP) in Lima, Peru is the next step on the road to securing the ambitious global climate deal we all need. Here we have a breakdown of what you need to know to get up to speed on this crucial climate negotiation.

Oxfam activists at the UN climate talks in Warsaw, November 2013

Blog: Thousands marching for climate justice in Poland

This weekend, thousands of people marched at the UN climate talks in Warsaw, to send the message that we must stop climate change now.

Emotivo discurso del embajador de Filipinas: un poderoso alegato para luchar contra el cambio climático

Blog: Emotivo discurso del embajador de Filipinas: un poderoso alegato para luchar contra el cambio climático

Ayer, durante la jornada inaugural de la cumbre del clima de la ONU en Varsovia, representantes de países de todo el mundo llenaron la sala de conferencias para escuchar a Yeb Sano, principal negociador sobre el clima de Filipinas. En su intervención, describió “la devastación inimaginable, horrible y sin precedentes que el tifón Haiyan ha dejado a su paso –el mayor tifón de la historia reciente–”.

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