3w ago| Climate action

COP27: Rich countries yet to decide loss & damage funding for vulnerable nations

Countries attending this year's Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) are yet to decide on some important issues, including financing for vulnerable countries under the “Loss and Damage” programme.

3w ago| Climate action

Momen thanks Egypt for including 'loss and damage' in COP27 agenda

<B>Bangladesh wants the COP27 in Egypt to come up with a concrete deliverable on financing for loss and damage, which refers to the destructive impacts of climate change that cannot be avoided either by mitigation or adaptation.

4w ago| Climate action

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.

Climate protestors block 4 London bridges, oil terminals across UK

Climate-change protesters snarled traffic by blocking four London bridges on Friday, while other activists continued weeks of demonstrations targeting oil terminals across Britain.

Govt forming adaptation plan to address climate change: Minister

The government is formulating an effective national adaptation plan to address the risks of climate change based on the views of concerned ministries, departments, and the public.

British High Commissioner unveils Climate Resilient Infrastructures in Ctg

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson recently inaugurated climate-resilient community infrastructures in Cox's Bazar and Chattogram.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

COP27: Rich countries yet to decide loss & damage funding for vulnerable nations

Countries attending this year's Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) are yet to decide on some important issues, including financing for vulnerable countries under the “Loss and Damage” programme.

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Momen thanks Egypt for including 'loss and damage' in COP27 agenda

<B>Bangladesh wants the COP27 in Egypt to come up with a concrete deliverable on financing for loss and damage, which refers to the destructive impacts of climate change that cannot be avoided either by mitigation or adaptation.

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

Climate finance and justice in focus at COP27

Money and justice are at the heart of the climate talks in Egypt this year. Low-income countries are calling on richer nations to help pay for a move to a fossil-free future, and for the damage caused by the global heating they have done so little to cause.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Int'l alliance launched to fight drought

Leaders from over 25 countries and 20 organisations on Monday launched the International Drought Resilience Alliance to accelerate action and help countries be better prepared for future droughts.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Work together or face "collective suicide": UN chief at COP27

UN chief Antonio Guterres warned world leaders at a climate summit in Egypt on Monday that humanity faces a stark choice between working together or "collective suicide" in the battle against global warming.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Honour COP26 commitments, double provisions for adaptation by 2025

“Never has there been more at stake for us on this planet we call home, and for every species we share it with,” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has written in an opinion piece.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

COP27: UN experts for integration of human rights principles into negotiations

UN independent experts have said the outcomes of the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt are of critical importance, and they called on states to make sure that all decisions made, and actions taken, consider their human rights implications.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Denmark first country to offer "loss and damage" climate funding to developing nations

Denmark on Tuesday pledged over $13 million (100 million Danish crowns) to support developing nations that have experienced losses caused by climate disruptions, becoming the first country to offer "loss and damage" compensation to the most climate-vulnerable areas.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Billions pour in to ramp up markets for bioplastics

In a world increasingly troubled by the persistent harm that plastic — manufactured in petrochemical plants — has had on the environment, companies are investing billions of dollars to ramp up production of plastics made from natural, renewable materials that can be safely composted or can biodegrade under the right conditions.