pollution

Polluted development: Profits for few, losses for all

Staying silent against environmental pollution is serving the interests of the elite who are making profits from pollution.

How can we stop the super-rich from polluting planet?

The fury came fast when makeup mogul Kylie Jenner posted a photograph last July of her and her boyfriend Travis Scott flanked by two private jets and captioned "you wanna take mine or yours?"

Coal consumption may rise in Bangladesh this year

Although the coal consumption declined in Bangladesh last year, it is expected to increase sharply this year, the International Energy Agency said yesterday.

Pollution control: WB to contribute $250m loan to project for big cities

The government has taken an initiative to set up four new vehicle inspection centres (VICs) to control emissions.

World Rivers Day: Factories killing water bodies in Tongi

Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.

WORLD CAR-FREE DAY / 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.

Hakaluki under threat: Illegal fishing goes on unabated

South Asia’s largest wetland ecosystem, the Hakaluki haor, is currently under threat as its fish population and aquatic plants is in decline due to illegal fishing.

Environment pollution: 2.15 lakh lives lost in Bangladesh in 2019

Pollution caused over 2.15 lakh premature deaths in Bangladesh in 2019, according to a new global study.

Pollution claims 9m lives each year; Africa worst affected

Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in tackling pollution elsewhere, a team of scientists reported Tuesday.

February 23, 2023
February 23, 2023

Polluted development: Profits for few, losses for all

Staying silent against environmental pollution is serving the interests of the elite who are making profits from pollution.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

How can we stop the super-rich from polluting planet?

The fury came fast when makeup mogul Kylie Jenner posted a photograph last July of her and her boyfriend Travis Scott flanked by two private jets and captioned "you wanna take mine or yours?"

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Coal consumption may rise in Bangladesh this year

Although the coal consumption declined in Bangladesh last year, it is expected to increase sharply this year, the International Energy Agency said yesterday.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Pollution control: WB to contribute $250m loan to project for big cities

The government has taken an initiative to set up four new vehicle inspection centres (VICs) to control emissions.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

World Rivers Day: Factories killing water bodies in Tongi

Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.

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 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Hakaluki under threat: Illegal fishing goes on unabated

South Asia’s largest wetland ecosystem, the Hakaluki haor, is currently under threat as its fish population and aquatic plants is in decline due to illegal fishing.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Environment pollution: 2.15 lakh lives lost in Bangladesh in 2019

Pollution caused over 2.15 lakh premature deaths in Bangladesh in 2019, according to a new global study.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Pollution claims 9m lives each year; Africa worst affected

Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in tackling pollution elsewhere, a team of scientists reported Tuesday.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Chattogram could become a carbon catastrophe on a global scale: Study

Chattogram division is at high risk of being one of the world’s largest carbon catastrophes once all the fossil fuel power plants – planned to be constructed in the division – come into operation, according to a joint study.