Opinion

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Combating climate change needs a ‘business-unusual’ approach

As we approach the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Can we get some solid progress in climate action, please?

Last week, a number of events were held around the world to promote actions to tackle climate change and get everyone ready ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), to...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Tackling climate emergency requires a global pact

The impacts of the recent hurricane Ida in the United States, which killed more than 50 people and caused floods as far as in New York, was acknowledged by President Joe Biden as being more severe...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Young people can be saviours in dealing with climate change

In just the last few days, there have been two major reports from the United Nations on the status of global climate change and our efforts to tackle it.

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

Latest IPCC climate report shows time is running out to save the planet

The science of climate change is assessed every six or so years under the aegis of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which was set up several decades ago by the United Nations...

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

The era of loss and damage from climate change is upon us

Over the last week of July 2021, we all watched on our TV screens as the heat dome and wildfires in north-western US and Canada took many lives and destroyed the town of Lytton

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Delivery of climate finance will be the key to COP26

The upcoming 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is to be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November, with the United Kingdom as the...

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021

Vulnerable countries take the lead in tackling climate change

Last week, Bangladesh hosted the climate finance summit called by the nearly 50 vulnerable developing countries that are part of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), which is chaired by Bangladesh...

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Bangladesh needs to invest in climate diplomacy

As Bangladesh aims to graduate out of Least Developed Country (LDC) status over the next few years and become more intimately involved in various international activities and issues, we need to...

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Is a global goal on adaptation possible?

At the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change made at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2015, all the countries of...