Climate Emergency

Climate Emergency

Biodiversity ‘hot spots’ devastated in warming world

Unless nations dramatically improve on carbon cutting pledges made under the 2015 Paris climate treaty, the planet’s richest concentrations of animal and plant life will be irreversibly ravaged by ...

Biodiversity ‘hot spots’ devastated in warming world

Kerry arrives in Dhaka

John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, arrived in Dhaka on Friday morning to convey president Joe Biden’s commitment to move forward aggressively to deal with the global climate ...

Kerry arrives in Dhaka in  day-long visit

Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

John Kerry, the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit during which Bangladesh will convey its priority issues on the climate ...

US presidential envoy on climate John Kerry.

US climate envoy Kerry praises but prods coal-hungry India

John Kerry's 1-9 April trip to India as well as the United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh was aimed at "increasing climate ambition" ahead of the Biden summit and UN climate negotiations in Scotland ...

US climate envoy Kerry praises but prods coal-hungry India

Women walk extra mile for water in coastal Khulna

A reality check has revealed that not only Sutarkhali, scores of other villages in the coastal upazilas of Satkhira, Khulna and Bagerhat districts -- such as Shyamnagar, Kaliganj, Tala, Debhata, ...

Coastal women suffer most due to water salinity

PM Hasina stresses unlocking carbon markets to ensure climate justice

The Diplomat magazine in its April, 2021 issue carried the article where Sheikh Hasina also urged all to take a united stand to effectively fight the war against nature

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

Benefits of ‘drastic’ climate action outweigh costs: economists

The cost of global warming will far outweigh the cost of rapidly cutting greenhouse gas emissions, more than 700 economists from around the world said Tuesday in an unprecedented call to climate ...

Climate change and global warming.

World Meteorological Day: Temperatures soar in Jashore

Dhaka witnessed 52 days of extreme heat and 36 days of extreme cold in 38 years

World Meteorological Day: Temperatures soar in Jashore

Disaster Preparedness Day

Disasters increase, damages decrease

Disasters are hitting Bangladesh at a higher number than in the past, reveals a recent report, the country, however, made a progress in the list of disaster-prone countries.

Disasters increase, damages decrease

Urgent response needed to tackle worsening water crisis: UN expert

The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment David Boyd on Wednesday called for a robust and rapid global response to the world's worsening water crisis

Somalia’s bread basket has become a dust bowl as the life-giving waters of the mighty Shabelle river run dry amid intense drought in the war-torn country
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