Saleemul Huq

POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The writer is Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Independent University, Bangladesh. Email: Saleemul.huq@iied.org

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Devastating climate impacts await coastal Bangladesh

The World Bank recently published a thorough analysis of various adverse impacts of human-induced climate change that are going to hit the coastal districts of Bangladesh.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Make polluters pay for loss and damage from climate change

It is clear that polluters are the reason why the world is going through the era of loss and damage from human-induced climate change.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Bangladesh can be the global lab for climate solutions

In the coming years, we have to deal with a new major global emergency called human-induced climate change, which will cause severe stress to our development investments.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Some early lessons from Pakistan floods

The ongoing devastating floods in Pakistan, which follow a deadly heat wave from just a few weeks back, is not just another flood event.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022
August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Time for Bangladesh to scale up investment in climate diplomacy

In this era of loss and damage caused by human-induced climate change, Bangladesh needs to invest in different aspects of the issue at the global level for significant enhancement of its climate diplomacy skills.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Vanuatu emerges as global climate champion

Recently, Vanuatu prepared a resolution for the upcoming session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, US.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Is the UNFCCC still relevant?

COP27 will be the first COP in the new era of climate change.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Is the US equipped to be a global climate change leader?

Let me give a glimpse into the ups and downs in the US’ involvement in sometimes being a leader and sometimes a laggard when it comes to climate solutions, and where it stands today.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Climate change is a matter of human rights, too

Most recently, the UN passed a resolution making it a human right for everyone on Planet Earth to have a healthy environment. The environmental advocates had been lobbying for this for many years and finally succeeded.