Young And Restless

The world population reached seven billion on October 1 last year. Of the total, 15-24 age group, defined as youth by the UN, represent 18 percent of global population (or 1.2 billion people).  Of these, 8.7 percent youth live in […]

Small Island States In Clean Energy Race

They seldom meet on the cricket or football fields, but the world’s small island developing states are informally competing with each other to be the first to ditch fossil fuels and embrace clean energy. A new united Nations analysis of […]

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 […]