Global warming

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Burn less fuel, build better cities

Imagine for a moment our city without cars, but with high-quality public transport, people zipping by on bicycles, others on foot.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Climate change is all about ‘power’

Instead of effectively tackling the issues related to climate change, world leaders have politicised it over the last 30 years.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Sizzling summer of 2022: Heat wave, heat dome, wet-bulb temperature

The summer of 2022 has not yet reached the mid-point, yet we are staring at another year of bleak climate news.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Scorched rail tracks, melting museum and global warming

The naysayers and nonbelievers of global warming are mum as the scorching heat waves paint nations red hot worldwide. Last week, the waves of heat have been high enough to deform and melt infrastructures as millions of citizens of the world are suffering through the rise of the searing temperature. To put things into perspective, you can fry slices of meat in a frying pan under the Texas sun. That being said, the sweltering conditions, as of late, have also raised awareness of ageing infrastructures worldwide, most of which are roads, bridges, railroads, and buildings.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Coordinated action needed to combat climate crisis

The world is already feeling the impacts of human-induced climate change.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

G7 to launch ‘climate club’

G7 leaders will create a “climate club” by the end of the year to allow willing nations to coordinate and speed up efforts to tackle global warming, they said in a statement yesterday. 

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Bangladesh may see more severe weather events due to changing rainfall patterns

Experts have warned that the Himalayan region, which is already suffering from severe flooding, notably in the northeastern portion of Bangladesh, may see even more devasting natural disasters brought on by climate change as a result of changing rainfall patterns.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Climate Change: Bangladesh one of the most vulnerable countries

We're witnessing unexpected changes in the global climate following global warming. What are the risks for Bangladesh? How severe are they?

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Carbon debt-free future for every child

I became fully aware of the environmental challenges that we face when I visited Boracay Island in the Philippines a few years ago. The amazing picturesque beaches with white sand and blue lagoons were disturbed by the over-interest of tourists like me.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Climate change may lead to more infectious diseases such as Covid, HIV, ebola

Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070 — and that’s likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study.