Department of Energy and Climate Change

Can't we do at least this much?

The threat facing us all is very real, even if it is not as apparent to all of us as it is to the inhabitants of the small island states. There is a role for everyone in confronting it. The Paris conference must be a watershed moment, leading us into an era of green economic development and opportunity.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Digital Bangladesh - Right to information and climate finance

Unfortunately, so far, our performance on both transparency as well as accountability has not been very good. Fortunately, there is still time to improve this before the major climate change funds begin to flow.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Can't we do at least this much?

The threat facing us all is very real, even if it is not as apparent to all of us as it is to the inhabitants of the small island states. There is a role for everyone in confronting it. The Paris conference must be a watershed moment, leading us into an era of green economic development and opportunity.

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.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Climate negotiations ‘need redesign’

The UN climate negotiations are heading for failure and need a major redesign if they are to succeed, scientists say.