The existing geopolitical challenges have made the 49th G7 Summit -slated to be held in Japan – a major event for developing countries like Bangladesh. Besides, international civil societies demand ‘to develop a roadmap to operationalise the G7 leaders’ commitment to end government support for all fossil fuels through transition to renewable energy. Moreover, in the ‘22 summit, the G7 addressed climate change as a global challenge that requires urgent actions. And in 2023, G7 ministers agreed to speed up clean energy transition and set new targets for solar and wind capacity as a part of the goal to reach net-zero GHG emissions by 2050.
Authors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Rafat Alam, Helen Mashiyat Preoty, and Mashfiq Ahasan Hridoy
Publication period: May 2023