Bangladesh climate change

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Study finds nearly 1 in 4 of world population at risk of severe flooding

Almost a quarter of the world's population are exposed to significant flood risks, according to new research published Tuesday, which warned those in poorer countries were more vulnerable.

October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020

Govt to evaluate climate change projects by third party to address irregularities

The government has decided to evaluate climate change projects by outsourcing through a third party and will take action against project directors if any irregularities are found.

June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020

Disaster management and relief budget to be decreased in upcoming fiscal year

Despite much of the south-western parts of the country still reeling from the shock and damage of Cyclone Amphan, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today proposed a reduction in allocation in budget for disaster management and relief.

January 4, 2020
January 4, 2020

‘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.

November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019

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.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

‘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.

September 21, 2019
September 21, 2019

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.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

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.

April 5, 2019
April 5, 2019

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.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

“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