Climate Change Bangladesh

Rising sea levels and the lessons to learn

A thorough and strategic approach is required to defend against the recurrent floods and climatic disasters Bangladesh faces.

A window of opportunity to phase out fossil fuels

We cannot continue to allow wealthy countries to externalise the damage of their pollution spree.

Global loss and damage initiative launched in Dhaka

This new initiative aims to support both governments and civil societies in the vulnerable countries to enhance their knowledge of and responses to the adverse impacts of human-induced climate change.

Taxing air travel could fund climate victims

Public financing from developed countries will never be sufficient.

The whos and hows of allocating loss and damage funds

The estimates of the total losses and damages run into many trillions of US dollars.

Can parametric insurance be a tool for climate resilience?

There has been a wave of climate change policies in recent years, but unfortunately, implementation efforts have remained fragmented.

ADVERTORIAL / Leaving no one behind

Poverty rates in recent years have demonstrated an impressive steady improvement in Bangladesh.

How does our new National Adaptation Plan consider nature?

On November 2, the government made the long-awaited National Adaptation Plan of Bangladesh (2023-2050) public.

Bangladesh must advocate for legal migration opportunities for the climate-vulnerable

The young population in the coastal villages want to develop their skills and knowledge and advance their career.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Climate loss and damage are clearly visible in southwest Bangladesh

People living in climate-vulnerable areas urgently need government support

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

Ensuring climate justice for the urban poor

It is estimated that Bangladesh may see 13 million internal climate migrants by 2050.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Stop abusing and start utilising the environment

Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to all kinds of climate-change-induced disasters such as floods, droughts, cyclones, storm surges, sea-level rise, landslides, heat, and cold stresses.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Is the US equipped to be a global climate change leader?

Let me give a glimpse into the ups and downs in the US’ involvement in sometimes being a leader and sometimes a laggard when it comes to climate solutions, and where it stands today.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

A holistic approach towards climate change and well-being

Several factors must be taken into consideration while developing a sustainable model for providing solutions to communities.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Flood in Sylhet, Netrakona: Death toll now 22

The ongoing flood in the northwest has so far claimed at least 22 lives in Sylhet and Netrakona, with the death toll expected to go up as information from remote areas is coming to the authorities belatedly.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Climate change: Bangladesh to seek fund, cooperation at Stockholm +50

Bangladesh will call for green finance and global cooperation at the Stockholm +50 that began in Sweden today (June 2, 2022), as the country bears the brunt of climate change impacts because of Covid-19 pandemic and Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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