Britain expects Bangladesh to be
vociferous at the upcoming UN climate change meet in Copenhagen, for reaching
an ambitious, sustainable, and equitable deal.
Stating that developed countries
have the major responsibility for carbon emission resulting in global warming,
two UK ministers yesterday said developing countries therefore must act
together as a region to claim additional resources.
British Minister for International
Development Douglas Alexander, and Energy and Climate Change Minister Ed
Miliband made the statements at a media briefing in Radisson Water Garden Hotel
in the capital before leaving Bangladesh following a two-day visit.
They met the prime minister and
cabinet ministers, and exchanged views with climate change experts about the
key ingredients of the desired fair deal to be achieved at Copenhagen, Denmark
in December this year. The UK ministers also visited a sandbar island in