Climate Emergency

Climate Emergency

Prince William joins father in calling for climate action

Britain's Prince William on Thursday praised his father Charles for being "well ahead of the curve" on climate change, as the pair ramped up pressure ahead of the upcoming COP26 summit in Glasgow.

Prince William joins father in calling for climate action

World's clean energy transition 'too slow': IEA

The global transition to clean energy is still far too slow to meet climate pledges and risks fuelling even greater price volatility, the International Energy Agency warned on Wednesday.

World's clean energy transition 'too slow': IEA

Bangladesh knows how to address climate change challenges: EU envoy

Bangladesh has a wealth of ideas on how to address the challenges of climate change both at home and in the wider world. The word of praise has come from the head of the Delegation of European Union ...

Bangladesh knows how to address climate change challenges: EU envoy

Google to demonetise YouTube videos on climate misinformation

Amid an increasing pressure to tackle misinformation on climate change on the world’s largest video platform- YouTube, the parent company Google has announced that it will start demonetising content ...

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Facebook bans sales of Amazon conservation areas on its apps

Facebook on Friday said it will stop allowing the sale of land in Amazon rainforest conservation areas at marketplaces on the social network or its Instagram and WhatsApp services

Aerial view of burnt areas of the Amazon rainforest, near Boca do Acre, Amazonas state, Brazil, in the Amazon basin, on 24 August 2019.

Climate change set to worsen resource degradation, conflict: Report

Food insecurity, lack of water and the impact of natural disasters, combined with high population growth, are stoking conflict and displacing people in vulnerable areas

Climate change set to worsen resource degradation, conflict: Report

Global warming kills 14pc of world’s corals in a decade

Dynamite fishing and pollution—but mostly global warming—wiped out 14 per cent of the world’s coral reefs from 2009 to 2018, leaving graveyards of bleached skeletons where vibrant ecosystems once ...

Dead coral sit on the ocean bed in the Straits of Florida near Key Largo, Florida, on 23 September  2021. At a laboratory in central Florida, biologist Aaron Gavin and his team have diligently recreated the coral reef habitat found in the waters off the southern tip of the state, complete with artificial currents and local fish

For Bangladesh’s climate migrants, pandemic job cuts fuel ‘multiple crises’

Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs abroad annually prior to the pandemic

Cyclonic storm Amphan destroyed the house of Sahida Khan. Currently she lives with her husband and three children at a house built on a dam. As river Kapotakkha is surging due to the effect of Cyclone Yaas, she is in fear losing the last straw in Loka area of Koyra upazila, Khulna on 25 May 2021

Children face more heatwaves, floods, droughts, wildfires than grandparents

For the most vulnerable children, the impacts of climate change can disrupt access to health care and education, as is the case for girls affected by gender inequalities, displaced or refugee ...

Save the Children releases the data of the new report ‘Born in climate crisis: Why we must act now to protect children’s rights’

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PM Hasina demands ‘universal, affordable’ vaccine access to all

Sheikh Hasina expressed her grave concern over growing trend of “vaccine divides” pointing out World Bank reports suggesting high and upper middle-income countries received so far 84 per cent of ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York on 24 September 2021
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