NEWS: Governments in Islamabad and Delhi are not preparing for potential climate impacts, says new research
A UN submission by the least developed countries group says that early pledges are key to successful Paris treaty
Former Bangladesh foreign minister predicts soaring crime rates as impacts of global warming hit countries
A third of global economic output worth $44 trillion is likely to face ‘high’ or ‘extreme’ risk as a result of global warming
Morning summary: New research accuses Bangladeshi authorities of corruption; ICAO rejects EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme; UK nuclear power plant deal is in the offing
The change in tone may be significant but for these feeling the impacts now, its too little too late, writes Dr Saleemul Huq of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Kalikesh Singh Deo praises the country’s climate legislation but says low targets and fossil fuel subsidies blot its record
Parliamentarians from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh head to London to call for greater investment in renewable technologies
Climate adaptation planning is likely to become a priority for Bangladesh’s leaders as the hopes of keeping global temperatures within safe limits decrease
Bangladesh lead climate change negotiator Quamrul Chowdhury says urgent and increased levels of finance are needed
Least Developed Countries bloc at UN climate talks say they are prepared to commit themselves to binding cuts in their emissions of greenhouse gases
Leading emerging markets lack resilience to cope with natural disasters and extreme weather events according to risk analysts Maplecroft
Report from NGO Practical Action calls for investment in small-scale renewables and off-grid technologies to be increased
Water scarcity in the world’s ‘third pole’ could be exacerbated by climate change
Environmental Justice Foundation calls for international agreement to provide refugee status to those fleeing climate impacts
In the fifth in RTCC’s youth series, Abdullah Al Razwan Nabin from the Bangladesh Youth Movement for Climate talks about building capacity in the world’s 2nd most vulnerable country.
Universities to collaborate on projects to aid Dhaka’s energy policy, engineering and technology.
Bangladesh’s government is planning to build a coal power station in an area rich in biodiversity. RTCC has an exclusive report from the Sundarbans on what is proving a bitter fight for local activists.