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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

"EU passes climate change burden to world's poorest," Oxfam/AlertNet, January 28, 2009.

Europe's refusal to commit money to help poor people cope with climate change could derail the chances of reaching a fair climate deal in Copenhagen, warned Oxfam International today.

  Now, instead of setting a target for adaptation finance too, the Commission has shrunk from any ambition, let alone responsibility as a major polluter.
Elise Ford
Oxfam International

The EU's Climate Change Communication, published today and due to be adopted by Member States in March, sets out Europe's position for the post-2012 negotiations.

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