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.
Politics of Poverty blog January 30, 2018
As we look toward tonight's State of the Union speech, Oxfam's policy experts weigh in with our perspective on the state of things for people living in poverty.
Story December 15, 2017
In drought-stricken northern Kenya, Oxfam is working with local water companies to distribute clean drinking water through electronic water meters.
Politics of Poverty blog December 5, 2017
As diplomats met for a largely technical two week gathering, civil society pushed the world to do more to confront the climate crisis.
Story October 25, 2017
Nomadic pastoralists, whose livelihoods depend on the health of their animals, are among the hardest hit by inadequate rainfall.
Politics of Poverty blog October 20, 2017
Four main takeaways from the IEA’s new report on energy access.
Politics of Poverty blog October 16, 2017
Women farmers are critical to food security, nutrition, and climate change adaptation around the world. New analysis shows how we can better support them.