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.
CloseUp May 23, 2016
Farmers learn to grow a bumper crop and other tales of fortitude from communities facing the challenges of climate change.
Story May 18, 2016
Oxfam and its local partners have been helping some of the most vulnerable people with food and engaging them in short-term income-earning projects.
News update April 22, 2016
This Earth Day, more than 165 countries join together at the United Nations Headquarters to sign the historic climate change agreement reached in Paris last December.
Story April 21, 2016
Since she was a child, Suyapa Maldonado has made fighting for the most vulnerable her core mission—and not even hurricanes and the most powerful El Niño on record will make her waiver.
First Person blog March 24, 2016
Just off a treacherous road in El Salvador, families struggle to find food amidst drought.
Story March 1, 2016
Once a freedom fighter for his country, Rafiqul Alam has spent the last 40 years continuing to fight for his people - this time from poverty.