6d ago| Climate Change

Put aside ego from delaying treaty to save oceans: Guterres

Some countries have been holding up a global agreement on protecting the world’s oceans because of their “egoism," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday.

6d ago| Climate Change

11 arrested during Sydney climate change protests

Climate change protesters marched in Sydney on Monday forcing police to close major roads in the city centre while morning traffic through the landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge was disrupted after a woman chained herself to her vehicle.

2w ago| Climate Change

How world’s hottest city harshest on mothers

Heavily pregnant Sonari toils under the burning sun in fields dotted with bright yellow melons in Jacobabad, which last month became the hottest city on Earth.

Climate change: ‘It’s time to step up’

Bangladesh has called for sincere commitment and urgent action from developed nations to fight climate change and ensure a gender-equal,

1 billion children at extreme risk from climate change: UNICEF

A new report from UNICEF, released yesterday, concludes that one billion of the world’s most vulnerable children are at risk due to climate change impacts.

Climate change is upon us and humanity is far from ready: UN report

Climate change is upon us and humanity is far from ready, the United Nations climate panel warned in a major report on Monday.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Put aside ego from delaying treaty to save oceans: Guterres

Some countries have been holding up a global agreement on protecting the world’s oceans because of their “egoism," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

11 arrested during Sydney climate change protests

Climate change protesters marched in Sydney on Monday forcing police to close major roads in the city centre while morning traffic through the landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge was disrupted after a woman chained herself to her vehicle.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

How world’s hottest city harshest on mothers

Heavily pregnant Sonari toils under the burning sun in fields dotted with bright yellow melons in Jacobabad, which last month became the hottest city on Earth.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Extreme heat wave: 100m Americans asked to stay in

More than 100 million Americans are being warned to stay indoors -- if possible -- as high temperatures and humidity settle in over states stretching through parts of the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes and east to the Carolinas.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Climate-induced displacement a threat to global security: Momen

Climate-induced displacement could lead to a global security risk in today’s interconnected world, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said, calling for the international community to share the burden of climate migrants’ rehabilitation.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Climate change: Bangladesh to seek fund, cooperation at Stockholm +50

Bangladesh will call for green finance and global cooperation at the Stockholm +50 that began in Sweden today (June 2, 2022), as the country bears the brunt of climate change impacts because of Covid-19 pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Only 8% of insurers preparing adequately for climate change impact

Climate change is hurting the insurance industry and only 8% of insurers are preparing adequately for its impact, consultants Capgemini and financial industry body Efma said in a report.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Climate change: 'Hungry Tide' author Amitav Ghosh lauds Bangladesh's innovative approach

Celebrated author and climate change activist Amitav Ghosh has lauded Bangladesh's action to fight climate change challenges while expressing concerns for his native West Bengal.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan could lose 10-18% GDP output due to climate change

Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka’s exposure to wildfires, floods, major storms and also water shortages mean South Asia has 10-18% of GDP at risk – roughly triple that of North America and 10 times more than the least-affected region, Europe.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Twitter restricts ads that defy climate change science

Microblogging giant Twitter recently banned advertisements on its platform that deny the reality of climate change on Earth Day.