Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

John Kerry, the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit during which Bangladesh will convey its priority issues on the climate front. Kerry, now in India on a four-day visit, will hand over the US President’s invitation to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in person […]

Global Youth Climate Summit 2021 urges pressing actions to combat climate change

Global Youth Climate Summit 2021 urges pressing actions to combat climate change

Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) inaugurated the 2-day long virtual ‘Global Youth Climate Summit 2021’, in partnership with the California-based Foundation for Climate Restoration, Resilient Markets, and the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge on Thursday (March 11, 2021). Over 600 delegates from 80 countries across six continents attended the summit virtually. This summit was […]

UN: Huge changes in society needed to keep nature, Earth OK

UN: Huge changes in society needed to keep nature, Earth OK

Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. So the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics and daily life, a new United Nations report says. Unlike past U.N. reports that focused on one issue and avoided telling leaders actions to take, Thursday’s report combines three intertwined […]

India disaster highlights pressure on Asia’s great rivers

People walk past a destroyed dam after a Himalayan glacier broke and crashed into the dam at Raini Chak Lata village in Chamoli district, northern state of Uttarakhand India on February 7, 2021 Reuters A major study in 2019 suggested Himalayan glaciers had melted twice as fast since the turn of the century as in […]

Bangladesh taking steps to tackle climate change: Environm…

Bangladesh taking steps to tackle climate change: Environm...

Bangladesh is fully committed to take all measures to tackle climate change to protect the people from its adverse impacts, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Md Shahab Uddin said Monday. While adaptation is a major priority, Bangladesh has also shown its commitment to low carbon development in its quest for sustainable development, he […]