Climate Change

Climate Change

Climate damage fund: Just $700m pledged by wealthy nations

Industrialised nations, who have historically been and continue to be the main drivers of anthropological climate change, pledged a mere $700 million to the Loss and Damage fund, less than 0.2 percent of the annual losses developing countries suffer due to global warming

1d ago

ADB lends $400m to support climate priorities in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $400 million policy-based loan to support the Bangladesh government's implementation of its National Adaptation Plan 2023–2050 and the Nationally Determined Contributions 2021 Update to the Paris Agreement to achieve climate-focused, inclusive development

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World could breach 1.5C warming threshold in 7 years: study

The world may cross the crucial 1.5C global warming threshold in seven years as fossil fuel CO2 emissions continue to rise, scientists warned Tuesday, urging countries at the COP28 talks to "act now" on coal, oil and gas pollution

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PM receives Asia Climate Mobility Champion Leader Award

Earlier, Hasan Mahmud received the award on behalf of Hasina on the sidelines of the COP28 in Dubai on December 1

1w ago

PM conferred Asia Climate Mobility Champion Leader Award

Asia Climate Mobility Champion Leader Award has been conferred to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, acknowledging her leadership in championing climate actions

1w ago

PM for putting climate change victims in charge of fighting impact

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has coauthored an article on climate change with the Global Center on Adaptation CEO Patrick Verkooijen in the famous American weekly news magazine, Newsweek

1w ago

What happens at a COP climate summit?

Imagine a massive industry expo with the drama of a dozen simultaneous political conferences, a few flashes of impassioned protest and the occasional crowd crush to glimpse a climate celebrity

1w ago

Heat, disease, air pollution: How climate change impacts health

Growing calls for the world to come to grips with the many ways that global warming affects human health have prompted the first day dedicated to the issue at crunch UN climate talks starting next week

2w ago

Make Loss and Damage Fund on climate change fully operational: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the authorities concerned to make the Loss and Damage Fund fully operational

Climate scientist Saleemul Huq no more

Professor Saleemul Huq, eminent climate change expert and director of International Centre for Climate Change and Development, died in Dhaka yesterday. He was 71

Climate 'loss and damage' talks end in failure

A crucial meeting on climate "loss and damages" ahead of COP28 ended in failure today, with countries from the global north and south unable to reach an agreement

'Jamuna-Brahmaputra river basin needs sustainable planning'

To deal with negative impacts of climate change and reduce disaster risk, a sustainable planning in the Jamuna-Brahmaputra river basin is needed, said speakers at a roundtable today

Tk 536cr climate fund frozen in bank: JS body concerned

The Bangladesh Climate Change Trust was due to receive Tk 536 crore in 2016, along with the accumulated interest, but received just Tk 74 crore after around seven years

Protection of environment: Road march held in Satkhira

A group of environmentalists staged a road march today in Satkhira demanding security of food and water sources and protection of the environment

Climate change draws great white sharks north, threatening ecosystem

There never used to be young great white sharks basking off the busy beaches of central California, but as climate change starts to bite, warmer waters are enticing them north -- with possibly catastrophic consequences for a whole ecosystem.

We expect major economies to do their fair share: PM

Prime Minister yesterday said that the Climate Vulnerable Forum's repeated calls for an equal distribution of climate finance between adaptation and mitigation have received little response

World leaders should take effective actions to address climate change: Sultana Kamal

World leaders should take effective actions to address climate change, rather than being limited to only discussions, eminent rights activist advocate Sultana Kamal said today

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