Climate Change::: Law and Policies

 20.10.2009, Sunday

SAARC nations to set up 50 watch stations: Enhancing cooperation to tackle the climate change impacts, the Saarc countries yesterday decided to set up 50 automatic weather monitoring stations in Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan to carry out study on weather pattern, especially storms, in the region. More: The Daily Star, 21 October 2009

PM flies to Sweden: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for Sweden last night to attend a five-day conference on climate change. An airbus of Qatar Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage took off from the Zia International Airport at 9:40 pm. More: The Daily Star, 21 October 2009

28 July 2009

8pc climate aid to go to WB : The World Bank will take away $8 million from the $98 million climate change fund pledged to Bangladesh so far, suggests a draft concept note of the government.  Of the climate aid, $5 million will go to the global lender as administration fees, and $3 million for project/proposal preparation, appraisal and supervision and analytical work, and capacity building activities related to climate change. The amount will make up more than 8 per cent of the climate fund so far pledged to the country by British and Danish official agencies. More: The Daily New Age, 29 July 2009


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