Climate change impacts the most vulnerable first and worst and that’s why Oxfam is making sure that climate action is central to our fight against inequality.
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.
Climate-induced drought and a spike in global food prices due to the crisis in Ukraine are driving a humanitarian emergency.
A combination of factors is spreading suffering across the region. Oxfam is working with partners to alleviate hunger and push for solutions.
Inequality contributes to the death of at least one person every four seconds.
"Whatever's at the top of your priority list is already being affected by climate change today."
A widow in Burkina Faso copes with climate change, and creates a new source of food and income for her family