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.

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.

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).

Rate of sea level rise doubled since 1993 due to climate change: Report

Global sea level rise sped up dramatically at a doubled rate since 1993 due to climate change, according to a new report, as temperatures continue to rise posing “a major threat to many millions” of people living along coastal regions.

Climate change adaptation: Bangladesh needs $230b till 2050

Bangladesh has a National Action Plan ready on climate change stressing  the need for $230 billion over next 27 years till 2050 to enhance its adaptation capacity, as the the COP 27, the biggest climate event, kicks off today in Egypt to tame the rising temperature.

Are Asia’s social protection systems ready for the shock of climate change?

Asia and the Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world. It also happens to be the most populous, leaving it disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In fact, of the 10 countries most affected by climate change in the last 20 years, six are in Asia.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

'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.

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.

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).

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.

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.