1w ago| Environment

Take action against illegal brick kilns, forest grabbing

Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin today sought cooperation from deputy commissioners in protecting the country's environment and forests.

1w ago| Climate Change

Greenland at its warmest in 1,000 years: study

Temperatures in parts of Greenland are warmer than they have been in 1,000 years, the co-author of a study that reconstructed conditions by drilling deep into the ice sheet told AFP today.

2w ago| Climate Change

UN confirms 2022 among 8 hottest years on record

The past eight years were the hottest since records began, the United Nations confirmed Thursday, despite the cooling influence of a drawn-out La Nina weather pattern.

Bangladeshi initiative wins COP27 award

Bangladesh has been awarded the Local Adaptation Champions Awards at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt along with three other countries.

COP27: Bangladesh wants developed countries to deliver on $100b promise

The vital United Nations climate talks, billed as one of the last chances to stave off climate breakdown, are taking place from November 6 to 18 in Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh amid a multitude of competing crises, including the war in Ukraine, high inflation, food shortages and an energy crunch.

Fossil fuel lobbyists surge COP27 climate summit

Fossil fuel lobbyists have flooded UN climate talks in Egypt, a report by watchdog groups said Thursday, as calls grow at the summit for a windfall tax on oil majors' bumper profits.

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

Take action against illegal brick kilns, forest grabbing

Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin today sought cooperation from deputy commissioners in protecting the country's environment and forests.

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

Greenland at its warmest in 1,000 years: study

Temperatures in parts of Greenland are warmer than they have been in 1,000 years, the co-author of a study that reconstructed conditions by drilling deep into the ice sheet told AFP today.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

UN confirms 2022 among 8 hottest years on record

The past eight years were the hottest since records began, the United Nations confirmed Thursday, despite the cooling influence of a drawn-out La Nina weather pattern.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

Why I am excited about the nuclear fusion breakthrough

A phenomenon previously unseen in our planet.

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

Bangladesh’s Saleemul Huq on Nature’s list of 10 scientists

Scientific journal Nature has unveiled a list of 10 people, who helped shape the biggest science stories in 2022. Bangladeshi scientist Saleemul Huq has made it to the list for his efforts to force wealthy countries to pay for the losses and damages due to climate change.

December 13, 2022
December 13, 2022

'Investing in climate adaptation brings a much higher return'

Chief Executive Officer of the Global Center on Adaptation, Professor Dr Patrick Verkooijen, has said investing in climate adaptation is not just the right thing to do but is also the economically smart thing to do.

December 11, 2022
December 11, 2022

PM seeks int’l partners’ support to implement climate adaptation plan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the international partners to support Bangladesh’s efforts to implement the National Adaptation Plan for 2023-2050.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Over 7.1m Bangladeshis displaced by climate change in 2022: WHO

Over 7.1 million Bangladeshis were displaced by climate change in 2022, a number that could reach 13.3 million by 2050, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

France regrets ‘lack of ambition’ in COP27 agreement

France on Sunday said it regretted the "lack of ambition" in the agreement reached at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt despite progress on providing funding for vulnerable countries.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Unicef to launch climate financing initiative to strengthen protection for children

Unicef is launching a new climate financing initiative to enhance countries’ climate resilience and disaster preparedness for children and youth and bolster protection for children from the impacts of future climate-related disasters.