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Oxfam giant sand sculpture on the Ocean beach

Published 10th December 2010 - 0 comments - 2155 views -

Friday 10th December at 8.00 – 9.30 am. Cancun Riviera Maya, Kukulcan Blv. Beach of  Gran Solaris Hotel

Urgent action needed now in final countdown of Cancun climate talks

On the last day of the UN Climate Change Summit in Cancun, Oxfam will unveil a giant sand sculpture of Mexican farmers calling for concrete action for the sake of the millions of poor people around the world who are already feeling the effects of climate change.

Oxfam senior climate change adviser Antonio Hill will give an assessment of the talks and what needs to happen on the last day to get a deal to help the millions of people already affected by climate change. Interviews in English and Spanish.

Antonio Hill said: “Today is crunch-time for the climate talks in Cancun. We must see decisions that lay a solid foundation to a legally binding deal, not one built on quick sand.”

Oxfam Cancun Beach COP16 Demonstrtaion Laszlo Keki

Pictures footage and stories showing the human impact of climate change are available at http://bit.ly/COP16media

Oxfam is a confederation of independent organizations from 14 countries around the world. It works to help others to tackle poverty.

Oxfam is a member of the tcktcktck campaign - a global coalition environments and development organisations, faith and youth groups and unions that is calling for a fair, ambitious and binding climate agreement.

We will be there and photos and videos will follow soon!

(KL)

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