A thorough and strategic approach is required to defend against the recurrent floods and climatic disasters Bangladesh faces.
Protests by climate activists are anything but terrorism.
Last month the PM Sheikh Hasina appointed Saber Hossain Chowdhury, member of parliament, as her climate envoy.
“The era of global warming has ended; the era of global boiling has arrived.”
Why did so many people die in India this summer where the temperature was eight degrees less than that at Death Valley in the US?
El Nino, La Nina, wildfire, floods, heatwaves – all these terms have been plastered on every news source, both digital and print for the past few years. It seems that the detrimental effects of global climate change have dawned upon us, it is not a phenomenon that “may happen” in the distant future.
Last week, the world witnessed the hottest day in modern history, with the global temperature average rising to a record 17.23 degrees Celsius.
This year, the whole of Bangladesh is experiencing unprecedented heat waves. The intense heat has reached a point where opening the windows makes the situation worse instead of bringing in relief in the form of a soothing breeze. Millions around the country, especially the lower middle class, day labourers, farmers, and people who work outside are suffering greatly.