UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Green Climate Fund: Still a work in progress

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was created under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to channel USD 100 billion a year starting from 2020 onwards, which the developed countries have pledged to provide to developing countries to tackle climate change through both mitigation as well as adaptation activities. The Secretariat of the GCF is located in Korea and the GCF Board has equal representation from developed and developing countries.

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 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Green Climate Fund: Still a work in progress

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was created under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to channel USD 100 billion a year starting from 2020 onwards, which the developed countries have pledged to provide to developing countries to tackle climate change through both mitigation as well as adaptation activities. The Secretariat of the GCF is located in Korea and the GCF Board has equal representation from developed and developing countries.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Climbing the knowledge ladder

After the Paris Agreement on climate change endorsed by every participating country last December at the 21st Conference of

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.

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.

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.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Thunder Clouds in the Horizon?

The global climate change is expected to have possible devastating effects on lives, livelihood and economy in most countries.

May 6, 2015
May 6, 2015

Getting wet feet for Tuvalu

An artwork that gets your feet wet is about to be unveiled in Venice at the 56th International Biennale.