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Thousands evacuated as wildfires rage in France, Spain

Wildfires raged in southwestern France and Spain on Saturday, forcing thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes as blistering summer temperatures put authorities on alert in parts of Europe.

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.

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.

‘Climate-resilient’ Mongla offers new life to thousands of internally displaced

Some 150,000 people now live in Mongla – many of whom moved from villages near the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest which straddles the border of Bangladesh and India and harbours endangered Bengal tigers.

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.

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.

April 15, 2022
April 15, 2022

US will assist Bangladesh in renewable energy: John Kerry

The United States (US) special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry today assured his country's assistance to Bangladesh in improving production of renewable energy as well as creating afforestation along the coastal belt.

March 30, 2022
March 30, 2022

‘Climate-resilient’ Mongla offers new life to thousands of internally displaced

Some 150,000 people now live in Mongla – many of whom moved from villages near the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest which straddles the border of Bangladesh and India and harbours endangered Bengal tigers.

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

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,

March 1, 2022
March 1, 2022

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.

February 28, 2022
February 28, 2022

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.

February 19, 2022
February 19, 2022

Munich Security Conference: Dhaka urges world leaders to ensure climate funding, technologies

Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen has said climate change posed a security challenge and urged the global leadership to help forge international partnerships to ensure financing and technologies for climate vulnerable countries like Bangladesh.

January 30, 2022
January 30, 2022

Gas stoves contribute more to global warming than earlier thought: Study

Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they’re off, a new study found.

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

COP26 concludes today, here's what happened so far

The climate summit in Glasgow enters its final day.

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Poor nations struggle to get UN climate funds over bureaucracy

The Philippines has sought financing for seven projects from a UN environmental fund to tackle the catastrophic impact of climate change. Yet only one has secured backing since 2016, and it's not because the $17.3 billion fund lacks cash.