climate change

December 8, 2019
December 8, 2019

Perils of climate change: Time for action

The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), known as the UN Climate Change

December 7, 2019
December 7, 2019

Nobel science laureates stress urgency of addressing climate

Nobel Prize laureates gathers in Stockholm to receive their awards took the opportunity to stress the importance of addressing climate change.

December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019

Floods predicted to uproot 50m yearly as climate heats up

The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle...

December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019

PM urges int’l community to adopt appropriate climate action plan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the international community to adopt a time-befitting climate action plan and implement all provisions of Paris Agreement and other relevant global...

December 2, 2019
December 2, 2019

Poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos', Oxfam says

Fiercer weather and worsening wildfires drove more than 20 million people from their homes over the last decade - a problem set to worsen unless leaders act swiftly to head off surging climate...

November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019

'US-China tech rivalry gravest threat to globalisation'

The days of a global order led by the United States are over, regardless of whether President Donald Trump is re-elected next year, geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer says at a forum in Tokyo.

November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019

How can insurance play a role in tackling climate change?

The 15th annual global microinsurance conference was held last week in Bangladesh for the first time with the theme of “Coping with climate risk”. It was inaugurated by the

October 4, 2019
October 4, 2019

Greta's rise from lone protester to Nobel favourite

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is the favourite to win the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, bookmakers have said, after she rose to lead a millions-strong youth movement demanding action on...

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...

September 21, 2019
September 21, 2019

Herculean task ahead to shield New York

New York is bracing for the rising sea levels that climate change will bring, and preparations have already begun -- but the long-term costs of adapting to a warmer, wetter world are expected to be...