global climate change

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022
USA

Climate change: Snow-capped Alps going green

The famous snow-capped peaks of the Alps are fading fast and being replaced by vegetation cover -- a process called “greening” that is expected to accelerate climate change, a study said Thursday.

September 21, 2019
September 21, 2019

‘There is no planet B’

Hundreds of children from different schools and colleges in Dhaka staged a demonstration on Manik Mia Avenue yesterday, urging world leaders to act against climate change.

September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018

World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns that the world is facing “a direct existential threat” and must rapidly shift from dependence on fossil fuels by 2020 to prevent “runaway climate change.”

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Digital Bangladesh - Right to information and climate finance

Unfortunately, so far, our performance on both transparency as well as accountability has not been very good. Fortunately, there is still time to improve this before the major climate change funds begin to flow.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Bangladesh moves up the climate change knowledge ladder

The climate change research community in Bangladesh, which consists of several dozen organisations, including public and private universities...

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

AGREEING TO SAVE THE PLANET

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, held in Paris from 30 November to 12 December 2015, was the biggest event of its kind.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

Big lessons from a small country

The mountain kingdom of Bhutan may not seem an obvious place to look for lessons on addressing climate change. But on a recent visit there...

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Mushrooms fight climate change

The Paris Summit on climate change has ended with rich nations and developing countries clashing over who will pay for what.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Can't we do at least this much?

The threat facing us all is very real, even if it is not as apparent to all of us as it is to the inhabitants of the small island states. There is a role for everyone in confronting it. The Paris conference must be a watershed moment, leading us into an era of green economic development and opportunity.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE - WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?

However, what is still to be agreed upon is how the $50 billion for adaptation is to be delivered with the GCF being unable to deliver any money yet, and in an even more troubling move, are offering loans instead of grants to vulnerable developing countries for adaptation projects.