“If we’re not brave now, there’s not going to be a world to be brave in later.”
The carbon footprint of the world’s one billion poorest people represents just 3 percent of the global total. Yet as climate change advances, poor communities are hardest hit. Not only do we have a responsibility to avoid doing harm to others, we must help them adapt.
Will world leaders at the UN heed calls for climate action from the streets?
This election, Oxfam is asking you to demand that all candidates—left, right or center—rise to this moment.
We can solve America’s gravest challenges if we commit to seeing and reaching beyond our borders.
Join young people across the US and the world as they demand transformative action to address our climate crisis.
The hype is there. But what this means for climate action and poverty reduction is far from clear.