John Kerry praises Bangladesh for climate change adaptation, mitigation initiatives

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has applauded Bangladesh for its ambitious climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives despite being traditionally an insignificant emitter. His appreciation came in a recent letter to Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. In the letter of 13 October 2022, John Kerry also highlighted a number of Biden administration’s actions […]

John Kerry admires Bangladesh’s climate change adaptation, mitigation efforts | UNB

John Kerry admires Bangladesh’s climate change adaptation, mitigation efforts | UNB

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has applauded Bangladesh for its ambitious climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives, despite being traditionally an insignificant emitter. His appreciation came in a recent letter to Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. In the letter dated October 13, 2022, Kerry also highlighted a number of Biden administration’s […]

Climate Change challenging South Asia: A way forward to Adaptation and Mitigation

Climate Change challenging South Asia: A way forward to Adaptation and Mitigation

South Asian region is excessively wide-open to climate change effects; comprising higher temperatures, sea-level rise, inconsistent rainfall, amplified occurrence and harshness of extreme weather incidents, increased overflow and glacial melting. It is anticipated as the nastiest impacted regions by climate change and global warming because of geophysical environment in addition to the socio economic and […]

Momen at UN: Dhaka seeks increased funds for climate change mitigation, adaptation

Momen at UN: Dhaka seeks increased funds for climate change mitigation, adaptation

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has highlighted the importance of enhanced funds for climate change mitigation and adaptation. During his meeting with President of the 77th United Nations General Assembly, Csaba Kőrösi, at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, Momen also mentioned that the pledge of providing USD 100 billion funds per […]

UN chief applauds Bangladesh’s Covid-19 mitigation efforts

The secretary-general says the UN is ready to support Bangladesh in resolving the Rohingya crisis Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has highly applauded Bangladesh’s tremendous efforts in mitigating the health and socio-economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. He made the statement while meeting the foreign minister virtually on Thursday. Referring to Bangladesh’s past […]

The perks of forming coalition and financial mechanisms in mitigation and adaptation

Coalition formation and financial mechanisms driving the uptake of Nature-based Solutions and increasing recognition of indigenous peoples   Indigenous people and local communities (IPLCs) share a strong bond with their landscapes and seascapes. At least a quarter of the global land area is owned and sustainably managed by indigenous peoples. IPLCs conservation efforts can, thus, […]