Saleemul Huq

POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The writer is Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Independent University, Bangladesh. Email: [email protected]

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Negotiations going strong at COP27

The developing countries are united in their demand for the establishment of the Sharm El Sheikh Finance Facility for Loss and Damage (SSFFLD) at the end of the climate conference later this week.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

Forget COP27, the youth should hold an 'Accountability COP'

There is a great need for an annual “Accountability COP” to hold those who have pledged to act against climate change to account.

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

A new coalition to address loss and damage emerges

These actors are addressing losses and damages from human-induced climate change now.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Turning Bangladesh into a knowledge-based economy

Bangladesh must invest wisely in training our young girls and boys to become the knowledge workers of the future.

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Devastating climate impacts await coastal Bangladesh

The World Bank recently published a thorough analysis of various adverse impacts of human-induced climate change that are going to hit the coastal districts of Bangladesh.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Make polluters pay for loss and damage from climate change

It is clear that polluters are the reason why the world is going through the era of loss and damage from human-induced climate change.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Bangladesh can be the global lab for climate solutions

In the coming years, we have to deal with a new major global emergency called human-induced climate change, which will cause severe stress to our development investments.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Some early lessons from Pakistan floods

The ongoing devastating floods in Pakistan, which follow a deadly heat wave from just a few weeks back, is not just another flood event.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

How can we make COP27 successful?

Dr Saleemul Huq elaborates.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Time for Bangladesh to scale up investment in climate diplomacy

In this era of loss and damage caused by human-induced climate change, Bangladesh needs to invest in different aspects of the issue at the global level for significant enhancement of its climate diplomacy skills.