Climate Change

Climate Change

No denying we’re victims of climate change, but we’re leaders of solutions, responses

The world is still not taking climate change seriously enough, even though the annual United Nations Conferences of Parties (COPs) try to focus minds on the urgency of the task

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500-metre green belt to be built in coastal areas: Saber

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury today said 17 percent of Bangladesh will be submerged in water due to the rise in sea level

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Climate Change: Bangladesh may lose a third of agri output by 2050

Climate variability could result in the loss of one-third of Bangladesh’s agricultural GDP by 2050, said a recent World Bank report.

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Financial pledge needed to tackle climate change

Tackling the impacts of climate change in Bangladesh requires substantial financial commitment, but the upcoming fiscal year's budget allocation falls short, experts said at a programme today

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Residents affected by climate-induced hazards in 17 wards under CCC: speakers

Around 32 percent of coastal areas, mostly from low-income groups, are affected by climate-induced hazards in Bangladesh, says Babul Bala, programme lead of universal access programmes at WaterAid.

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GCA CEO Patrick Verkooijen meets climate change victims in Ctg

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Global Center on Adaptation Prof Dr Patrick Verkooijen visited different areas of Chattogram today to witness the impact of climate change firsthand

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Climate change could make groundwater unsafe for millions: study

Hundreds of millions of people could be living in areas where poor-quality groundwater threatens their health by the year 2100 as a result of rising temperatures

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Explainer: Why is the limit of global warming 1.5 degrees Celsius

Many of the damages of human activity caused climate change to become irreversible already, but now the focus is on mitigation and adaptation.

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FM Hasan calls for robust action on climate change

Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has called for urgent and robust international action on climate change, emphasizing the critical need to bolster support for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their resilience-building efforts

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Low-lying Maldives seeks easier funding to battle waves

The Maldives on Saturday demanded international funding to battle rising sea levels, saying the low-lying Indian Ocean archipelago was being unfairly excluded from the most generous support measures

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NGOs seek climate trial of French oil giant TotalEnergies

NGOs filed a criminal complaint against French oil giant TotalEnergies and its top shareholders in Paris on Tuesday, seeking a trial for involuntary manslaughter and other consequences of climate change “chaos”

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Developed countries failed to fulfil commitments on climate change: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed frustration that the developed countries are not fulfilling their commitments on climate change issues

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Sea-level rise in Bangladesh: Faster than global average

Bangladesh is experiencing a faster sea-level rise than the global average of 3.42mm a year, which will impact food production and livelihoods even more than previously thought, government studies have found.

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Chittaranjan Das plants 3 lakh palm trees in 16 years

Find out more on today's episode of Inside Bangladesh

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World sweltered as April smashed global heat records

April marked another "remarkable" month of record-breaking global air and sea surface temperature averages, according to a new report by the EU's climate monitor published on Wednesday

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Climate Adaptation: Address inequality while forming policies, says study

Despite the existence of policies, strategies, and plans to address climate change as a major concern, gaps still remain in the engagement of marginalised communities in climate action, according to a new study

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Climate victims testify at Americas rights court in historic case

From Mexicans left homeless by rising seas to Colombians affected by coral bleaching, hundreds of people are telling the top human rights court in the Americas what climate change means to them in a historic case that could shape international law

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KCC commits to mitigating climate crisis

To make Khulna city more livable and climate resilient, Khulna City Corporation has taken up Asia Resilient Cities project

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