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Bangladesh needs to promote climate diplomacy

For a number of years, the Bangladesh Foreign Service Academy has been inviting me as a guest lecturer on climate diplomacy for their trainee officers. I am very pleased that as of this year they have made climate diplomacy into a two-day short course, with a number of eminent speakers from the government and academia…

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Backtracking on the Paris Agreement

The US withdrawal might not be such a bad thing after all During his campaign for the US presidency, Donald Trump had said that he believed that human induced climate change was a Chinese hoax, and promised that he would “tear up” the Paris Agreement if he became president. Since taking office, he has put…