Blogs Label: Opinion

Building national capacity to tackle climate change

Opinion Author: Saleemul Huq

According to Article 6 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), countries are supposed to ensure awareness, education and capacity building to tackle climate change with the developed countries also promising to support these efforts in the developing countries. This negotiating track is usually very uncontroversial, and developed countries send their most junior negotiators as it tends to be quite cordial.


Building Climate Resilient, Migrant-Friendly Cities

Opinion Author: Saleemul Huq

The World Bank report estimated around 140 million across Asia and Africa, with 40 million in South Asia will be displaced and become climate migrants due to the adverse impacts of climate change. Of them, around 10 million or more are likely to end up in Dhaka. How could Bangladesh cope up with these upcoming challenges?


2018 May be the Tipping Point for Tackling Climate Change

Opinion Author: Saleemul Huq

There are only two years left to meet the Paris Agreement targets. There has been a significant number of positive developments and successes that the world has achieved in tackling the challenge of climate change during 2017. Bangladesh has also made impressive moves to invite the private sector to support environment-friendly growth.


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