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.
First Person blog May 5, 2017
Oxfam joined 200,000 activists in the Peoples Climate March to rally for environmental justice and sustainable climate action.
Story May 3, 2017
Nomadic pastoralists, whose livelihoods depend on the health of their animals, are among the hardest hit by inadequate rainfall.
Politics of Poverty blog April 28, 2017
It’s not just campaign promises at stake. People’s lives are on the line as the Trump Administration implements it’s ‘America First’ agenda.
Politics of Poverty blog April 27, 2017
The decision about whether President Trump will keep the US in the Paris Climate Agreement looms. Three things to know as the White House decides.
First Person blog April 21, 2017
Reflecting on a critical moment for the earth on its special day
Politics of Poverty blog April 3, 2017
Even climate-deniers agree risks of climate change are real, so why aren’t more Americans alarmed that Trump is playing politics with our lives?