Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said adaptation planning was already underway, including budgeting for the relocation of some communities and infrastructure away from vulnerable coastlines
Israel, a leader in making seawater drinkable, plans to pump excess output from its desalination plants into the Sea of Galilee, depleted by overuse and threatened by climate change
If glaciers flow more rapidly, the water reserves stored in the ice will also be exhausted more rapidly and rivers will receive less water, the study explained
Bangladesh's permanent representative to the United Nations in New York ambassador Rabab Fatima has said the vast and unexplored resource frontiers of the seabed have the potential to bring ...
Extensive public awareness and incentives play a part in making people environment-friendly. Unless the people themselves are climate and environment-friendly, no government or conference can play an ...
Farmers are desperately trying to adjust to these ever more destructive and unpredictable conditions caused by global warming -- from using floating seed beds to developing salt-resistant rice
At the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, Bangladesh will again highlight the challenges it is facing due to the extreme weather events, and call for international help to help adapt
Sea levels could rise much higher than first predicted along the low-lying Dutch coastline, by up to two metres (6.5 feet) this century, Dutch meteorologists warned Monday
Worst hit in any scenario will be Asia, including Bangladesh, which accounts for nine of the ten mega-cities at highest risk
Children have been particularly hard-hit, it said, adding an estimated 7,200 of the displaced people -- or 7 per cent of the total number -- are babies under the age of one
Around 17 per cent of Bangladesh will be submerged by rising sea-levels by 2050, depriving 20 million people of their homes
In city upon city, office towers, warehouses and homes crowd the water's edge as if they are jostling to take a dip, major roads hug the shore, landing strips jut dauntlessly into the frothing waves
By timing how long it takes for radar waves to bounce back from the ice, they can calculate the height of the ice above the water, from which they can infer the ice’s total thickness
The report predicts a 90 per cent chance that at least one of the years between 2021 and 2025 will become the warmest year on record, topping 2016 temperatures