The international climate conference in Copenhagen entered its third day amid reminders of global warming already underway and calls to produce a solid, workable deal in the days to come.
The problem of a rapidly warming planet came into sharp focus as the conference got down to work.
The UN weather agency reported that this decade is likely to be the warmest on record and 2009 the fifth warmest single year since 1850.
The topic of today’s Hello Washington show is: Global Climate Change.Today’s distinguished guests are Dr. Saleemul Huq, Palash Kanti Das and Dr. Nazrul Islam.
Dr. Saleemul Huq is a Senior Fellow at International Institute for Environment and Development, London. He is now in Copenhagen.
Palash Kanti Das is the South Asia Economic Justice Campaign Coordinator, Oxfam GB. He is also affiliated with Climate Action Network. He is now also in Copenhagen.
Dr. Nazrul Islam is an economist at United Nations. He is also an expert on environmental issues.
Sarkar Kabiruddin hosted the show.