Climate Change Panel

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Climate finance in Bangladesh

Over the last decade in Bangladesh, we have spent almost a billion US dollars on several hundred projects and activities to tackle climate change.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

What Paris deal means for developing world

Despite some misgivings, there is a recognition in India, as elsewhere in the developing world, that compromise was inevitable to get the Paris deal.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

Big lessons from a small country

The mountain kingdom of Bhutan may not seem an obvious place to look for lessons on addressing climate change. But on a recent visit there...

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE - WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?

However, what is still to be agreed upon is how the $50 billion for adaptation is to be delivered with the GCF being unable to deliver any money yet, and in an even more troubling move, are offering loans instead of grants to vulnerable developing countries for adaptation projects.

September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

Who will suffer most from climate change?

A few years ago, Melinda and I visited with a group of rice farmers in Bihar, India, one of the most flood-prone regions of the country.

August 1, 2015
August 1, 2015

Climate Agreement in December: A Miracle in Paris?

Financing of the efforts to mitigate the climate-change effects and provide resources to the affected countries is an important element of the next international agreement. Progress on commitment of resources to fund climate projects has been, as expected, sluggish.

July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015

Agenda for adaptation solutions

The Government of France is going to host the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris from November 30 to December 11, where it is expected that a new climate change agreement will be signed.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Looming conflicts over water

The inability to access water due to deniability by another nation could potentially lead to conflict. Regional cooperation can lead to better planning and coming to terms on a pricing mechanism on water must become a priority issue for policymakers of countries in our region.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

UN climate head Rajendra Pachauri resigns

The head of the United Nations Climate Change Panel (IPCC), Rajendra Pachauri, steps down amid sexual harassment allegations.