COVID-19 and Climate Change

COVID-19 and Climate Change

by Saleemul Huq, Climate Advisor for Friendship The COVID-19 virus pandemic is still making its way around the world and it will be some time before it is over. Nevertheless, we can draw from it some lessons on how to deal with Climate Change. The problems we are...
A Brave New World

A Brave New World

by Runa Khan, back from Davos Davos, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, is a gathering of the cream of market leaders who are driving the change in our world today. Over 3,000 leaders in different fields and 53 heads of state, attended its 50th iteration...
Climate Recap

Climate Recap

By Benjamin George Coles In May, Cyclone Fani displaced around 3.5 million people in Bangladesh and India. Even before that, around 10 million in Bangladesh had been evacuated due to climate emergencies in recent decades. Friendship works in places that are among the...
COP25 in a Nutshell

COP25 in a Nutshell

Saleemul Huq outlines the major talking points at the Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a global treaty that was signed and ratified by 195 countries obligating themselves to take actions to protect the planet,...
Always Prepared

Always Prepared

Young volunteer rescuers spring into action during climate disasters by Naushad Ali Husein Shahjadi Begum woke up at 1 a.m. to find the river roaring through her veranda. Before going to sleep, she had organized her things so that she could easily move out if she had...