February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

It is official: US back in the Paris climate club

The United States officially rejoined the Paris climate agreement, reinvigorating the global fight against climate change as the Biden administration plans drastic emissions cuts over the next...

February 4, 2021
February 4, 2021

CoP26 Diplomatic Dialogue on Adaptation: Bangladesh’s disaster preparedness and early warning capacity lauded

Leading diplomats and advocates for action on climate change have praised the Bangladesh government for its extraordinary capacity of early warning and disaster preparedness.

January 25, 2021
January 25, 2021

Climate change: PM Hasina criticises global adaptation measures, calls for timely action

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said global adaptation over climate change is still far from the pace of devastation just for lack of funds and political will.

January 4, 2021
January 4, 2021

Swedish teenage climate activist Thunberg turns 18

Sweden’s Greta Thunberg, who pioneered a global climate change campaign as a 15-year-old, turned 18 on Sunday and promised to celebrate by exposing “dark secrets” at her local pub.

November 22, 2020
November 22, 2020

Climate Summit: Bangladeshi children warn against climate change, urge urgent action

Bangladeshi children at a recent Children’s Climate Summit have sounded a note of warning against climate change and called for urgent action in this regard.

November 4, 2020
November 4, 2020

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

The United States has formally exited the Paris Agreement, fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world's second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global...

October 10, 2020
October 10, 2020

Climate activist Greta Thunberg shows support for Biden in rare political tweet

Teen climate-change fighter Greta Thunberg has shown support for Democrat Joe Biden, urging voters concerned about the environment to make their voices heard in the US presidential election.

October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020

Focus on ‘future sustainability’ while making investment: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for focusing on “future sustainability” while making investment as she placed a four-point proposal to save the planet from the adverse impacts of climate...

September 24, 2020
September 24, 2020

US, Chinese diplomats signal tricky road ahead for climate diplomacy

After several years of dismissing global action to fight climate change, US leadership has been formally challenged by China announcing bold new climate pledges.

September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020

Once operational, coal powerplants in Ctg division could kill 30,000 in 30 years: study

Pollution from ten under-construction coal-based powerplants in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar could result in 30,000 deaths in 30 years once they go into operation, according to new research findings...