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We must act together to reduce the impact of climate change

This week, the world's top scientists published a devastating report on the impacts of climate change.

Climate change is already making it harder for millions to feed their families. Wild weather and unpredictable seasons are causing chaos for farmers. Food prices are going up. Food quality is going down.

Oxfam calculates climate change could put the fight against hunger back by decades. If we continue to let greenhouse gas emissions and temperatures rise, we will hit a threshold — in our own lifetimes — beyond which the chance of ending hunger worldwide may be lost forever.

We will not stand by and watch this happen. People all over the world are doing their bit to tackle climate change.

Now governments and big business need to step up and play their part: reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions, helping farmers adapt to changing weather and ensuring there's enough good food for everyone.

If we act together, and if we act now, we can stop climate change causing hunger and ensure our children and our grandchildren will always have enough to eat.

Join with us at www.oxfam.org/foodclimatejustice.

 

Raymond Blanc

Chef, United Kingdom

 

Helena Christensen

Photographer, USA

 

Ilaria D'Amico

Journalist, Italy

 

Livia Firth

Activist, United Kingdom

 

Anna Friel

Actor, United Kingdom

 

Sheherazade Goldsmith

Designer, United Kingdom

 

Dolf Jansen

Media Host, Netherlands  

 

Angelique Kidjo

Musician, USA

 

Baaba Maal

Musician, Senegal

 

Mairead Corrigan Maguire

Activist, Northern Ireland

 

Claus Meyer

Chef, Denmark

 

Dave Myers

Chef, United Kingdom

 

Richard Oliver

Chef, New Zealand

 

Simon Pegg

Comedian, United Kingdom

 

Sylvana Simons

Media Host, Netherlands

 

Dame Vivienne Westwood

Designer, United Kingdom

 

Thom Yorke

Musician, United Kingdom

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