LDCs Need Fund For Climate Adaptation

Environment and Forests Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on May 8 called upon European leaders to give priority to adaptation in allocating green climate funds for least developed countries (LDCs) like Bangladesh affected by climate change. “Immediate allocation of funds is […]

Global Climate Treaty May Demand More Carbon Cuts From Poor Countries

Old divisions between developed and developing countries in who should lead the fight against climate change should be laid aside, according to ministers from some of the world’s poorest countries and European representatives meeting on Tuesday. The vexed issue of […]

Poorest Nations Team Up With EU to Urge More Climate Ambitions

The European Union and the world’s poorest nations joined forces to call for more-ambitious measures to reduce carbon emission globally and to encourage private investors to team up with public institutions to finance the fight against climate change. Ministers from […]

Climate Ship Plots Course Through Battering Waves

The European Union hosts this week what could be one of the most significant meetings of the year on climate change. Last December’s UN climate summit, in the South African port of Durban, saw heated discussions on a proposal that […]

Lamy: Continue Moving In ‘Small Steps’ On Doha

  Five months on from the eighth WTO ministerial conference, members are still looking at options for moving out of the Doha Round impasse, with the contentious issues of industrial market access and agriculture having seen little progress during recent […]