Member of Parliament from Bangladesh Saber Hossain Chowdhury , who is also the Chairperson of All Party Parliamentary Committee on Environment and also a member of the standing committee of the Ministry of Forests & Environment , is attending as a member of delegation from the Bangladesh to the Copenhagen Climate Conference.
In this interview, he talks about the possible draft proposal, mentions the proposals made by Bangladesh and expresses his optimism about the outcome of the conference. His adds that unlike the Kyoto Conference , in this Conference US Leadership is participating and President Barack Obama recognizes the causes of global warming.
He says that the draft proposal on climate is still not complete but this conference might conclude with a strong political commitment for reducing green house gas emission.
Commenting on EU’s commitment to adaptation fund for the affected poorer countries, Mr Chowdhury, said that this has to be made clear whether the assistance to Bangladesh will come as a separate aid or a part of the ongoing aid.