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COP26: Bangladesh slams developed nations for decades of climate ’empty pledges’

Sheikh Hasina

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come down heavily on the developed nations for climate “empty pledges” in the past decades. Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina She also made a plea to the world leaders to turn pledges into action. “If western leaders listen, engage and act decisively on what science demands of them, there is still time to make ...

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Despite recent pledges, rich countries still owe Africa over $100bn for climate recovery – Okereke

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

This week, about 100 world leaders gathered to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76), with some of the leaders taking the opportunity to increase their climate finance pledges to help developing countries tackle climate change. President Biden’s pledge to increase climate finance to $11billion attracted the most attention. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke While these new ...

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UK Prime Minister calls on wealthy nations to meet $100b climate pledge

Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, at a meeting of world leaders on climate change at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, warned that more must be given by rich economies to support developing countries’ transition to net zero. Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali Johnson and UN Secretary-General, António ...

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