Global Climate Change Agreement (GCCA)

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Bangladesh moves up the climate change knowledge ladder

The climate change research community in Bangladesh, which consists of several dozen organisations, including public and private universities...

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

AGREEING TO SAVE THE PLANET

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, held in Paris from 30 November to 12 December 2015, was the biggest event of its kind.

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...

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Mushrooms fight climate change

The Paris Summit on climate change has ended with rich nations and developing countries clashing over who will pay for what.

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.

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 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

SILOS OR PUZZLE?

Over the last decade, Bangladesh has spent over half-a-billion US dollars on hundreds of projects to tackle climate change.