লেড এসিড ব্যাটারির পরিবেশভিত্তিক সঠিক ব্যবস্থাপনার তাগিদ সারা দেশে ৬ হাজারেরও বেশি অনানুষ্ঠানিক ও অবৈধ ইউল্যাব পুনর্ব্যবহার কার্যক্রম Over 6,000 illegal recycling operations run in BD: Study Sundarbans saw 31 fires in 19 years Energy security and our future Is floating agriculture a nature-based solution? Sundarbans: Let’s save our best friend Why early child development needs urgent focus How do we tackle the injustices of climate change? 1.2m tonnes of plastic waste shipped to Bangladesh
Category archives for: Climate change

How do we tackle the injustices of climate change?

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Dhaka, 18 Febuary, 2021: Last week, I wrote about the rather esoteric issue of loss and damage from human-induced climate change and how this issue has been discussed under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) over the years, and what might be the possible outcomes at the upcoming 26th Conference of Parties […]

Climate project is being implemented by cutting down trees !!

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Dhaka, 4 January, 2020: Climate project is being implemented by cutting down trees !! While the government is giving more priority to planting trees to deal with the harmful effects of climate change, it is unbelievable that climate projects are being implemented by cutting down trees. A serious allegation has been levelled against the Implementation Committee […]

What is climate change? A really simple guide

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Dhaka, 23 December, 2020: While Covid-19 has shaken much of human society, the threat posed by global warming has not gone away. Human activities have increased carbon dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. What is climate change? The Earth's average temperature is about 15C but […]

Red Cross: Climate change bigger threat than Covid-19

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Dhaka, 29 November, 2020: 'Unfortunately there is no vaccine for climate change' The world should react with the same urgency to climate change as to the coronavirus crisis, the Red Cross said Tuesday, warning that global warming poses a greater threat than Covid-19. Even as the pandemic rages, climate change is not taking a break from […]

Bangladesh uses only 8.0pc of mitigation funding for climate change: Study

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Dhaka, 15 November, 2020: While the lion's share of mitigation funding for climate change in Bangladesh comes from international sources, only 8. 0 per cent of it is spent on mitigation activities, a latest study has found. Besides, only 15 per cent of the funding from international sources has been disbursed so far, the study […]

CLIMATE DISPLACEMENT IN BANGLADESH

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Dhaka, 21 October, 2020: Worldwide, climate change is destroying livelihoods, infrastructure and communities, forcing people from their homes, towns and even countries. In 2016 alone, extreme weather-related disasters displaced around 23.5 million people. This does not include the people forced to flee their homes as a consequence of slow-onset environmental degradation, such as droughts, sea level […]

Climate change: Adaptation action to be accelerated in South Asia

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Dhaka, 8 October, 2020: The South Asian Regional Center of Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka will play a role in scaling up and accelerating the action of adaptation in the region as South Asia is the most vulnerable to climate change. "If you want to scale up and accelerate adaptation action, it's extremely […]

Bangladesh takes another step towards tackling global climate change

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Dhaka, 21 September, 2020: During July last year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hosted the Global Commission on Adaptation meeting in Dhaka attended by the co-chairs of the Commission, former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and Kristalina Georgiva, head of the International Monetary Fund. During the bilateral discussion between the Prime Minister and […]

Wetlands and climate change: A more potent connection than meets the eye

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Dhaka, 8 September, 2020: The overlooked potential of wetlands can be a key to building climate change resilience Natural features in wetlands are proving to be essential in building climate change resilience. Wetlands are either temporarily (eg, intertidal zones) or permanently, (eg, swamps water-infused lands). Additionally, wetlands are considered the largest ‘carbon sink’ in the […]

Dr Momen: Climate change adaptation unworkable without mitigation efforts of polluting nations

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Dhaka, 28 August, 2020: One in seven people in Bangladesh to be displaced by climate change in next 30 years and it is irreversible, said the foreign minister The adaptation measures undertaken by Bangladesh to reduce the adverse effects of climate change will not work until the polluting nations take adequate mitigation efforts, Foreign Minister […]

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