1w ago| Climate Change

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).

2w ago| Climate Change

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.

3w ago| Environment

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.

Cartoonists tackling climate change through webcomics

The thermometer was touching 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in the central Indian city of Nagpur as cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty spoke about how climate change influences his work.

Dollar shortage, rising inflation among 7 crises affecting Bangladesh: CPD

Bangladesh is facing at least seven crises at present, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) said today.

7 ways to help slow climate change

While individual carbon footprints are dwarfed by global fossil fuel companies, we can do a lot to tackle the climate crisis and “be the change we wish to see in the world.”

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.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Yunus calls for single agenda for COP27 ending the Ukrainian war immediately

University Externado di Colombia held a day long public event on "social business for building a more equitable world" on its campus on the occasion of Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus visit to the country.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Egypt's 'surveillance' at COP27: UN probes allegations

United Nations officers running security at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt said Monday they are probing allegations of surveillance and misconduct by Egyptian police towards delegates..Participants at COP27 -- including activists, rights defenders, and civil society groups -- have raise

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

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.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

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.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

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.

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

Climate policy not possible without peace: Zelenskiy tells COP27

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has distracted world governments from efforts to combat climate change, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a video message played at the COP27 climate conference in Egypt on Tuesday.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

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.