Maxwell calls for bold leadership


Simon Maxwell, executive chair of the UK-based Climate and Development Knowledge and Network today called for country-level bold leadership right policies and their implementation to meet the challenges of the climate change.

The leading climate expert made the comments at a hotel in Dhaka for Policy Dialogue Anniversary Lecture 2015 on ‘Climate Compatible Development: Pathway or Pipedream’ .

However, the poverty reduction and social inclusion goals of the Sustainable Development framework are non-negotiable, he said.

He along with others held rallies on the bank of the Buriganga River to save it from pollution 30 years ago. But the issue has still been dragging on.