Climate Change in Bangladesh

Climate monitoring and AI: The Copernicus Project

The Copernicus Report is another reminder for global leaders about the global warming trajectory that we are on now.

Climate crisis and Bangladesh's toxic tangle with arsenic

The origins of this crisis trace back to the 1970s when deep tube wells were drilled to combat infant mortality from waterborne diseases.

Climate change / Bangladesh caught up in extreme weather events

Sudden temperature drops in winter, sweltering and frequent heatwaves in summer, poor rainfall during monsoon, and four cyclones marked this year, and the experts blame it on climate change.

Why is Bangladesh so far behind its neighbours in green energy use?

We must redirect focus to renewable energy

What Nasa satellites say about Bangladesh’s climate

Recent data reveals terrifying conditions of freshwater bodies in the country.

Time for a renewables revolution

Why sit on the proposal to produce 1,000 MW of solar power?

Devastating climate impacts await coastal Bangladesh

The World Bank recently published a thorough analysis of various adverse impacts of human-induced climate change that are going to hit the coastal districts of Bangladesh.

Climate change affecting physical, mental health of Bangladeshis: World Bank

Weather variations in Bangladesh, caused by climate change, is leading to an increase in the spread of infectious diseases and affecting mental health of people, says a new World Bank Report. 

Around 4cr people might be displaced due to climate change in Bangladesh: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament says there is a possibility that around four crore people of 70 upazilas in 19 districts might be displaced due to climate change. The premier, however, did not mention how many years it may take.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

‘Over 19m Bangladeshi children at frontline of climate change disaster’

Over 19 million children -- a quarter of them under 5 -- spread across Bangladesh are at the front line of climate change disasters, a UN report says mentioning that climate change threatens child nutrition here.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

Climate change-induced salinity affecting soil across coastal Bangladesh

As a country with a significantly long coastline, the adverse impacts of saltwater intrusion is substantial on Bangladesh.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

Climate Change Fallout: 13.4cr people to be hit hard

More than three-quarters of Bangladesh’s population is at risk of declining living standards due to rising temperature and erratic rainfall from climate change, the World Bank says.

November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017

Climate change: Bangladesh remains among most affected

Bangladesh remains among the countries most affected during climate change in the past two decades, German think-tank Germanwatch says in a report.

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