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COP25: UN climate talks, ‘fail to offer helping hand to climate survivors’

Madrid, 15 December 2019 – The 25th UN climate conference (COP25) in Madrid ends today with little to no progress on supporting survivors of climate disasters in the Global South.

While deadly

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COP25: ‘It’s not too late’ to support communities on the frontline of the climate crisis

Voices from the climate justice movement urge ministers to stop US interference and improve outcomes on finance for climate survivors.

Madrid, 13 December 2019 – As the UN climate conference in

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COP25: Developing countries must ‘stay strong’ in loss and damage negotiations

Madrid, 11 December 2019 – ActionAid raises concerns that midway through the second week of UN climate talks, proposals for supporting survivors of climate disasters are being watered down.

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COP25: Developed countries continue to block loss and damage fund

Madrid, 06 December 2019 – As the UN climate conference (COP25) rolls into week two, progress on finance for the ‘loss and damage’ caused by climate change continues to be blocked by developed

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COP25: Woman farmer from Malawi speaks out against use of chemical fertilisers

Ellen Matupi, a smallholder farmer from Malawi, has seen firsthand the impact climate change is having on the livelihoods of women farmers and rural communities.

As president of the Coalition of

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World leaders land at COP25 as Africa faces climate and food crises

Madrid, 1 December 2019 – As world leaders land in Madrid for the 25th UN climate change conference (COP25), the climate crisis is causing immense suffering across southern and eastern Africa where

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Over 150 NGOs call on developed countries to stop using bullying tactics to block funding for climate disasters

Madrid, 29 November – As world leaders gather for the UN climate summit in Madrid, more than 150 organisations alongside climate activists Naomi Klein and Lidy Nacpil, have written to environment

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More than 150 NGOs sign open letter calling for loss and damage fund with debt relief

ActionAid is among 152 organisations, movements and unions, that have signed an open letter calling for a new fund to support survivors of climate disasters in the Global South. Ahead of the UN

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US and EU owe more than half the cost of repairing future damage caused by climate disasters

New analysis sets out how much responsibility the wealthy countries behind the climate crisis must take for the devastating impact that rising global temperatures are already having on developing

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ActionAid reaction to relocation of COP25 climate negotiations to Madrid, Spain

Harjeet Singh, Global Lead on Climate Change for ActionAid International says: 

"The shifting of COP25 from Chile to Madrid with only four weeks’ notice presents real barriers to participation for