SETU participates in countering climate change and increase awareness in national development plan, thus undertakes related programs in the country.
SETU has been working on climate Justice focusing the issue from rights and justice perspective. Climate change is a world concern but it is very important for Bangladesh due to its geographical location.The NGO raises the climate justice issue at local, regional and global level through different forums. It attempts to strengthen public opinion on climate justice involving the GOs, NGOs, CSOs, CBOs, media and other professionals.
A fundamental view of climate justice is that those who are at least responsible for climate change suffer its gravest consequences. The effect of climate change are felt most acutely by people who are least responsible for causing the problems and are bearing the burden of rich countries’ over consumption of our planet resources.
In this sonnection SETU promotes interventions like mainstreaming climate change adaptation into policies and programs, Integrating climate justice issues in educational curriculums, Disseminating climate change information to vulnerable communities for raising conssiousness in climate justice, Empowering the vulnerable communities on claiming climate justice and human rights, thus guarantee their socio economic development.