COP25

Choose hope or climate surrender: UN chief

Confronted with a climate crisis threatening civilisation itself, humanity must choose between hope and surrender, UN chief Antonio Guterres tells the opening plenary of a UN climate conference.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

COP25: The case for a sincere investment in loss and damage

On the shores of the Bay of Bengal, skirting around the Sundarbans, in a remote village called Abadchondipur in Satkhira, lives Mashkura, aged 28, the wife of a shrimp farmer.

December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019

Choose hope or climate surrender: UN chief

Confronted with a climate crisis threatening civilisation itself, humanity must choose between hope and surrender, UN chief Antonio Guterres tells the opening plenary of a UN climate conference.

November 29, 2019
November 29, 2019

PM flies to Spain on Sunday to join COP25

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to leave Dhaka for Madrid on Sunday on a three-day official visit to Spain to join the “Heads of State and Government Summit” of the 25th Annual Conference of Parties (COP25).

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

A talking point for COP25

The topic of loss and damage from human-induced climate change has been a highly politically sensitive issue in international negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for many years with vulnerable developing countries, including Bangladesh, arguing in its favour and the rich countries arguing against it.