State secretary and special envoy for international climate policy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Jennifer Morgan, has said that scaling up renewables like solar energy also leads to multiple ...
We used to have six seasons in the country, but now see only three due to climate change. Today, it does not rain in the rainy season, but rains at inappropriate times, like in winter
The US, the EU and other developed countries have so far resisted efforts to create a separate pot of funding to help poor countries deal with surging “loss and damage” from climate impacts
Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest exporters of labour, with nearly 700,000 people getting jobs abroad annually prior to the pandemic
Many everyday individual choices, like eating a chicken sandwich for lunch, have direct links to threats ranging from forest and species loss to climate change
As soon as the monsoon started, Sirajganj and Chandpur city protection embankments broke. Hurricane Yash had earlier displaced large numbers of people off the coast and in the islands
During monsoon 90 per cent water enters into Bangladesh from catchments beyond its border inundating localities while during dry season, a drought-like situation prevails across the country, says ...
The Forest department said this year Cyclone Yaas submerged the largest area of Sundarbans in the last 14 years.
A year after Amphan roared through South Asia, killing more than 100 people and causing more than $13 billion in damages, an estimated half-million people in southern Bangladesh’s Khulna, Satkhira ...
A warning has been issued as more than five million people across 14 coastal districts are still trapped in the deluge. Hatia, another island of Chattogram, was also inundated
Though the weather department said that these kinds of tornadoes are common ahead of a major cyclone but also admitted that it is very unlikely at a place which is nearly 210 kilometres away from the ...
The met department warned that the ferocity of the cyclonic Storm named by Oman might equal that of ‘Amphan’ that devastated Kolkata and adjoining areas on 19 May last year during the lockdown
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
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.