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Dhaka, November 12: The history of environmental pollution in rich countries is very deep rooted. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has demanded that developing countries must be provided more financial assistance to keep pace with such activities. He also said that the level of promise made so far in the much-anticipated COP26 conference was not satisfactory.
Dhaka, November 4: Bangladesh has decided to shut down coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon emissions in response to climate change. Ten coal-fired power plants have been shut down. Discussions are underway on how to close six more centers. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters at the Bangladesh Pavilion at the Glasgow Climate Conference on Wednesday (November 3).
Dhaka, November 4: The outcome of the COP-26 summit depends on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and four other dealmakers like her. They have been tasked with committing 197 other countries to change, according to BBC report.
Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the developed countries to set national standards for reducing carbon emissions. She said developed countries must report their nationally determined contributions (NDCs), as well as reducing national carbon emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change. She was speaking at the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) conference on Monday. SHe made four proposals during her national statement at the 26th session of the conference.
Climate activities are not being implemented due to lack of financial and political will: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that global climate action is not being implemented due to lack of money and strong political will. She made the remarks at a meeting titled "Action and Solidarity - Critical Decade" in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday (November 1) local time. The meeting was hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson and the Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi.
Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for finding a realistic and inclusive solution to tackle climate change. She said climate change is now a global and cross-border issue and no country is immune from its terrible consequences.
Dhaka, November 2: The much-discussed and anticipated COP26 climate conference of the United Nations has begun. Heads of government from different countries have already started arriving in Glasgow, Scotland to take part in it. The conference is expected to lead to a united declaration by world leaders on the risks of climate change.
Dhaka, October 27: Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury said Bangladesh is committed to implementing all the activities of the Paris Agreement to address climate risks. She said that to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, everyone needs to work together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and finalize the Paris Rulebook.
Dhaka, October 18: The COP-26 climate change summit is set to begin in Glasgow on the last day of this month. At the upcoming conference, Bangladesh will raise a number of issues to achieve its goals on climate issues. Bangladesh has sought the cooperation of the European Union (EU) to make them successful.
Dhaka, September 21: German Ambassador to Bangladesh Achim Troster said that Germany's cooperation in all activities related to the impact of climate change and in the ongoing development in Bangladesh will continue at an increasing pace. This cooperation will be based on mutual talks and needs. He made the remarks during a meeting with Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin at the ministry's conference room on Monday (September 20th).
Dhaka, September 18: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the major economies of the world to work with all stakeholders on a partnership basis to ensure a sustainable future for the next generation. In a speech before the "Major Economic Forum on Energy and Climate" convened by US President Joe Biden in Washington DC on Friday (September 17), the Prime Minister proposed six points for the forum to consider.
Dhaka, September 4: The COP26 climate change summit will be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November this year. At that time, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen proposed to hold a separate joint program for other countries, including Bangladesh, which are most affected by climate change. The foreign minister made the proposal during a meeting with COP26 President Designate Alok Sharma in London on Thursday.
Dhaka, January 22: Bangladesh has welcomed US President Joe Biden's decision to return to the Paris Agreement.
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ৮ অক্টোবর ২০২০: প্রধানমন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা জলবায়ু পরিবর্তনের বিরূপ প্রভাব থেকে উন্নয়নশীল দেশগুলিকে বাঁচাতে বছরে ১০০ বিলিয়ন মার্কিন ডলার নিশ্চিত করার আহ্বান জানিয়ে জলবায়ু ন্যায় বিচার প্রতিষ্ঠায় চার দফা প্রস্তাব উত্থাপন করেছেন।
Dhaka, October 6, 2020: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will preside over a virtual event of global leaders as the current chairperson of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) on Wednesday on the issue of climate change. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) Chair Ban Ki-moon, Heads of State and Government of the CVF countries, COP-26 organisers and co-organisers, the United Kingdom and Italy, the Netherlands, CVF Thematic Ambassadors and other ambassadors will be present.