1d ago| Climate Change

World ‘way off track’ in capping temperatures as greenhouse gases hit record: UN

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is "way off track" on capping rising temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday, showing the task facing climate...

2d ago| Climate Change

Along with cutting carbon emissions, China to consider food and energy security

China's cabinet on Sunday outlined measures to achieve its goals of reaching peak carbon emissions by 2030 and carbon neutrality before 2060 but said food and energy security must be...

6d ago| Climate Change

Prof Saleemul Huq 4th among world's top 20 'Climate Change Influencers'

Bangladeshi scientist Prof Saleemul Huq has made it to the coveted list of global climate change influencers.

Climate Change: Provide funds for adaptation mechanism

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen called upon different developed and developing countries as well as international financial institutions to fund the South Asia Regional office of Global Center on...

Aftermath of Cyclone Yaas: 20 thousand people in 14 villages still waterlogged

Last time they left home was after Cyclone Amphan struck the coastal districts on May 20 last year.

Gas infrastructure across Europe leaking planet-warming methane

The potent greenhouse gas methane is spewing out of natural gas infrastructure across the European Union because of leaks and venting, video footage made available to Reuters shows.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Mexican methane leak rate 'alarming' for climate change, report says

Mexico's methane leak rate from oil and gas operations is twice as high as that of the world's top oil producer, the United States, a group of researchers found in a report due to be...

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

When predictions become reality

In late June, western Canada was caught under a “heat dome”, a phenomenon causing scorching temperatures when hot air is trapped by high pressure fronts, and heats up even more as it is pushed back...

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Climate Change: Provide funds for adaptation mechanism

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen called upon different developed and developing countries as well as international financial institutions to fund the South Asia Regional office of Global Center on...

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Aftermath of Cyclone Yaas: 20 thousand people in 14 villages still waterlogged

Last time they left home was after Cyclone Amphan struck the coastal districts on May 20 last year.

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

Gas infrastructure across Europe leaking planet-warming methane

The potent greenhouse gas methane is spewing out of natural gas infrastructure across the European Union because of leaks and venting, video footage made available to Reuters shows.

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

Britain risks missing climate targets due to lack of policies – advisers

Britain's lack of policies to meet net zero emissions by 2050 is jeopardising its chance of meeting the target, the country's climate advisers said in a progress report on Thursday.

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

USAID launches $17m clean energy project in Bangladesh

USAID has launched a $17 million clean energy project called Bangladesh Advancing Development Growth through Energy (BADGE), aimed at expanding Bangladesh’s access to affordable clean energy and...

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Bangladesh to host V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit in July

The government of Bangladesh has announced it will host the first ever virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit on July 8.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Environmentalist Attenborough tells G7: We need the will to tackle climate change

British environmentalist David Attenborough told Group of Seven leaders on Sunday that tackling climate change was now as much a political challenge as it was a scientific one.

June 10, 2021
June 10, 2021

‘Developed countries can’t fight climate change without taking vulnerable nations on board’

Developed countries will not be protected from the effects of climate change unless they take vulnerable countries on board, experts said yesterday ahead of the G7 summit.