Bangladesh government is trying its best with limited resources to combat climate change: Environment Minister, Bangladesh
Md Shahab Uddin, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Bangladesh, said, “The Bangladesh government is trying its best with its limited resources to deal with climate change.
We have allocated $480 million from our resources to the Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Fund. Over the past seven years, we have doubled climate spending as part of our annual development program.”
The Environment Minister spoke these while meeting with Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, High Commissioner of Pakistan appointed to Bangladesh.
The minister said developed and large emitting countries are not severe enough to reduce their emissions in line with the 1.5-degree Celsius target, putting us all at increasing risk.
He called on all developed and developing parties to work together to address climate change issues during the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
The Pakistani High Commissioner appreciated Bangladesh’s various initiatives to combat climate change. He said that Pakistan, like Bangladesh, is facing adverse effects even though it is not responsible for climate change. Rich countries are responsible for this. They must take