Environment

Environment

Deadly summer of extreme weather

Climate scientists have long warned of severe impacts on the near horizon, and the 21st century has seen more than a few natural disasters made worse or more likely by global warming

Residents wade through floodwaters on a flooded road amid heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China on 20 July, 2021.

Dozens of wildfires under control in Greece

Greece faces forest fires every summer, fanned by dry weather, strong winds as temperatures soar well above 30 degrees Celsius. In 2018, 102 people died in the coastal resort of Mati, near Athens, in ...

Dozens of wildfires under control in Greece

Jadukata river buzzing with lives, livelihoods again following SC verdict

Originating from the Meghalaya Hills of India, Jadukata river flows into Bangladesh through Sunamganj's Tahirpur and into Bishwamvarpur upazilas.

Jadukata river buzzing with lives, livelihoods again following SC verdict

Rampal Maitree power project ‘to be commissioned in Dec’

The second unit of the project is expected to be commissioned matching with the implementation of the associated transmission system

Rampal Maitree power project ‘to be commissioned in Dec’

Europe’s making green movies, what’s stopping us?

As a responsible step towards nature, movies in Europe are taking special measures to minimise environmental degradation – a step which can be replicated in Bangladesh

Europe’s making green movies, what’s stopping us?

10 coal-fired power projects scrapped as part of master plan revision: Nasrul

The government has dropped 10 coal-fired power plant projects, with total generation capacity of 8451 MW, as it seeks to revise the country’s power system master plan, said Nasrul Hamid

10 coal-fired power projects scrapped as part of master plan revision: Nasrul

Water Logging

Dhaka inundated while reservoir faces crisis

Some areas under the Dhaka city’s north-western part covering Mirpur, Pallabi, Uttara and Turag are inundated during the rainy season while the Goranchatbari, a designated reservoir, faces water ...

Dhaka inundated while reservoir faces crisis

Japan's Sumitomo shareholders reject climate change resolution

Sumitomo Corp shareholders on Friday defeated a resolution requiring the Japanese trading house to align its business with international targets on climate change, in a vote at their annual general ...

Japan's Sumitomo shareholders reject climate change resolution

Village makes it mandatory for newlyweds to plant tree

In a new initiative for eco-conservation, the residents of a village in Kaushambhi district of Uttar Pradesh have made it mandatory for every newly wedded couple to plant a tre

Village makes it mandatory for newlyweds to plant tree

Footprints of climate change ‘evident’ in Himalayas, Karakoram ranges

The study provides a better understanding of the big picture, and allows the scientists to identify and target the areas where further field, remote sensing and modelling research is needed

Footprints of climate change ‘evident’ in Himalayas, Karakoram ranges
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