PWD felling trees shows how indifferent government bodies still are to the environment
High Court ruling on planting new trees shouldn’t be taken as a licence to cut trees at will
We must rethink how cities are planned, designed, and administered to combat the adverse effects of both the heat island problem and climate change.
Dhaka authorities must focus on protecting greenery amid rising heat
The breadcrumbs of the appointment of the chief heat officer (CHO) by the DNCC led me to the Arsht-Rock site and its resilience-in-action initiative. The foundation has estimated that “by 2050, heatwaves will affect more than 3.5 billion people worldwide – half of them living in urban centres—affecting human lives and livelihoods.”
Authorities must prevent unplanned urbanisation from killing our cities