Bangladesh climate change | The Daily Star
  • ‘Bangladesh needs to build self-capacity to combat climate change’

    Bangladesh needs to build self-capacity to combat climate change as countries failed to reach any consensus on ways to implement the Paris Agreement in the latest COP25 conference, civil society members say.

  • JS unanimously adopts proposal on climate change impact

    Parliament unanimously adopts a motion declaring a “planetary emergency” on account of existential crisis of climate changes and making a call to the global community to act urgently and decisively in achieving the net zero (carbon) emissions well before 2050.

  • Cyclone Fani in Khulna

    ‘Over 19m Bangladeshi children at frontline of climate crisis’

    Over 19 million children -- a quarter of them under 5 -- spread across Bangladesh are at the front line of climate change disasters, a UN report says mentioning that climate change threatens child nutrition here.

  • British High Commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson

    UK to spend £6b for Bangladesh, other climate vulnerable countries

    British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson today said the United Kingdom (UK) would be spending some 6 billion pounds to help Bangladesh and other vulnerable countries combat climate change with adaptation and mitigation.

  • Rising sea levels, rising threats

    Almost all states now agree on the emerging threats to security from climate change, especially risks from sea-level rise to global peace and security. Bangladesh is no exception. In fact, Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries from the threats of sea-level rise.

  • Climate change blights children's lives in Bangladesh

    Environmental disasters linked to climate change are threatening the lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh, including prompting many families to push their daughters into child marriages, Unicef says.

  • “Reuse, reserve and recycle water to increase efficiency”

    There are hundreds of rivers in the northern and central part of the country which have been allowed to be silted up. At present, river

  • How children are educating adults on climate change

    Over the last two decades or more, the global scientific community has been raising the alarm about climate change, through the reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which were then considered by the governments of the world at the annual Conference of Parties (COP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

  • Manpura forests in peril

    Felling of trees by “influential people” is damaging the biodiversity of Bhola's Manpura Island, making it prone to natural disasters.