Saleemul Huq

POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The writer is Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Independent University, Bangladesh. Email: Saleemul.huq@iied.org

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.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Vanuatu emerges as global climate champion

Recently, Vanuatu prepared a resolution for the upcoming session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, US.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Is the UNFCCC still relevant?

COP27 will be the first COP in the new era of climate change.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Is the US equipped to be a global climate change leader?

Let me give a glimpse into the ups and downs in the US’ involvement in sometimes being a leader and sometimes a laggard when it comes to climate solutions, and where it stands today.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Climate change is a matter of human rights, too

Most recently, the UN passed a resolution making it a human right for everyone on Planet Earth to have a healthy environment. The environmental advocates had been lobbying for this for many years and finally succeeded.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

Time to pay more attention to climate displacement

We need to be taking the issue of human displacement due to climate change seriously.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Coordinated action needed to combat climate crisis

The world is already feeling the impacts of human-induced climate change.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Making the Padma Bridge towards Green Bangladesh

This past week, the entire country has been rightly celebrating the successful completion and inauguration of the historic Padma Bridge.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Celebrating 50 years of global environmental movement

Stockholm+50, a two-day international conference held last week, was aimed at reconnecting the different strands of the original environmental movement.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Finance for loss and damage from climate change must be ensured soon

The issue of finance for helping the victims of human-induced climate change has now become the most urgent climate issue.