Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice

Climate scientists fear tipping points

Leaders may be going into the UN climate summit in Glasgow with the do-or-die goal of limiting global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius, but breaching that cap is not what keeps scientists awake at night

Climate scientists fear tipping points

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans: Study

Climate projections should not stop at the year 2100 unless CO2 emissions drop significantly, global warming by 2500 will make the Amazon barren, the American Midwest tropical, and India too hot to ...

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans: Study

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

World's youth returns to streets to fight climate change

Young people around the world began taking to the streets on Friday to demand urgent action to avert disastrous climate change, in their largest protest since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

World's youth returns to the streets to fight climate change

Tannery waste dumped into the river: Polluters must be punished

Prothom Alo investigations have found several tannery owners in the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate dumping untreated waste into Dhaleshwari river though pipes at night

Tannery waste dumped into the river: Polluters must be punished

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Climate budget allocation must put climate change issues at centre

Climate change budget must incorporate climate-change induced migration and loss and damages. And the differential impact of climate change on women threatens to undermine advancement of women’s ...

Climate budget allocation must put climate change issues at centre

Little to celebrate after 50 years of activism: Greenpeace chief

Greenpeace has vastly expanded since the early days and now has than 3,500 staff operating in some 55 countries - almost as big as some of the multinational firms it targets

Little to celebrate after 50 years of activism: Greenpeace chief

Covid restrictions bring blip in better air quality: UN

Pandemic lockdowns and travel restrictions caused dramatic but short-lived improvements in air quality and drops in pollution, the UN said on Friday

Covid restrictions bring blip in better air quality: UN

Weather disasters killed 2m in last 50 years: UN

In total, there were more than 11,000 disasters attributed to these hazards globally since 1970, causing more than two million deaths and some $3.64 trillion in losses.

Weather disasters killed 2m in last 50 years: UN

World leaders out of excuses on climate change, Thunberg, youth activists say

The world's children cannot afford more empty promises at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), youth activists including Greta Thunberg said, after a UN report found ...

World leaders out of excuses on climate change, Thunberg, youth activists say
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