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Climate change

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.

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How will climate change affect agriculture?

Climate change is affecting agriculture, but we can reduce climate-warming emissions and help farmers adapt to ensure we have nutritious food in the future.

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Planting the seeds of security

Through an Oxfam project, farmers in Nepal receive instruction on techniques to adapt to a harsh climate in order to feed their families and earn a living.


Helping communities in advance of disasters

As increasing numbers of people become vulnerable to climate-induced weather shocks, Oxfam America and Visa will explore expanding a program that enables the delivery of more financial support to vulnerable communities in advance of disasters.

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