climate

Chattogram could become a carbon catastrophe on a global scale: Study

Chattogram division is at high risk of being one of the world’s largest carbon catastrophes once all the fossil fuel power plants – planned to be constructed in the division – come into operation, according to a joint study.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Climate costs could sink us

We need good governance to implement projects that will protect coastal districts

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Chattogram could become a carbon catastrophe on a global scale: Study

Chattogram division is at high risk of being one of the world’s largest carbon catastrophes once all the fossil fuel power plants – planned to be constructed in the division – come into operation, according to a joint study.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Climate Catastrophe on the Horizon

Some of the damage due to climate change will be irreversible for centuries.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

The youth prioritises agriculture

Discussions about development spending and reducing Bangladesh's climate vulnerability are often dominated—understandably—by politicians and donors. These are the decision-makers who affect how funds are spent.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Australia's Great Barrier Reef hit by 'worst' bleaching

Evidence that Australia's Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its worst coral bleaching on record has renewed calls for the UN to list it as "in-danger".

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Gas from thawing permafrost could add further to global warming: study

Arctic permafrost that is thawing due to global warming is releasing greenhouse gases, further compounding the problem of climate change, according to a study released on Thursday.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Peru oil spill pollutes Amazon rivers

At least 3,000 barrels of crude oil have been spilled in an Amazonian region after leaks from Peru's main oil pipeline, the state oil company said.

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

Heat goes on: Earth sets 9th straight monthly record

The January figures are in, and Earth's string of hottest-months-on-record has now reached nine in a row. But NASA said January stood out: The temperature was above normal by the highest margin of any month on record.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer'

Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997: Study

The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday shows.