Britain vows to stop funding fossil fuel projects abroad

Protestors from Climate Coalition holds signs to urge European leaders to take measures for the environment ahead of an European Union (EU) summit, in Brussels on December 10, 2020 AFP Britain has been criticized for sending billions of pounds abroad to help extract and refine fossil fuels Britain is to end government funding for fossil […]

Book launched to celebrate craftswomen building climate resilience

Global summit to present ‘ambitious’ climate change goals

‘The book tells the tale of 14 female artisans who build resilience to climate change through their art’ With a view to celebrating female artisans who are susceptible to climate change but building resilience to climate change through their artistry, Brac launched a book on Thursday highlighting the stories of 14 craftswomen. The book was […]

AFD, EU finance innovative project in Bangladesh

The French Development Agency (AFD) has agreed to provide a 100 million Euro loan to the government of Bangladesh to reinforce its role as an active participant in the search for and use of advanced digital solutions in power and energy sector in Bangladesh. This support comes via AFD’s concessional sovereign loan and will go […]

Gloom gathers on the eve of winter

Nilratan Halder: Agrahayan, the last month of Hemanta or late Autumn or Fall is yet to be over. But for the past week the season has started behaving as if it is late Poush when fog envelops the surrounding. Such dense fog at the fag end of Hemanta is a rarity and environmentalists are concerned […]

Celebrating Vanuatu’s path to sustainable development

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana: The Pacific island developing state of Vanuatu has emerged as one of the region’s great success stories. Vanuatu has joined the ranks of Samoa and the Maldives as one of only six countries to graduate from being a least developed country, since the category was introduced by the United Nations in 1971.  This […]

PM calls for robust action to reduce carbon emission

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday stressed the need for robust international climate coalitions to reduce the carbon emission effectively and save the future generations. “I would like to underscore the significance of positive and robust international climate coalitions that can reduce the global carbon emission effectively to move towards carbon neutrality before the mid-century. […]