US, UK fund for reduction of Dhaka’s river pollution

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Through the $297,000 USAID grant, Water Keepers Bangladesh (WKB) will implement a robust advocacy initiative to monitor and control Dhaka City water, air, and noise quality The USA and the UK have cofounded an advocacy project with the Dhaka North and South City Corporations to reduce different rivers pollution in Dhaka district. The new anti-pollution […]

World Bank, IMF to consider climate change in debt reduction talks

The International Monetary Fund logo is seen during the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington, US, April 21, 2017. Reuters

Three countries – Ethiopia, Chad and Zambia – have already initiated negotiations with creditors under a new Common Framework supported by the Group of 20 major economies, a process that may lead to debt reductions in some cases. Malpass said he expected additional countries to request restructuring of their debts, but declined to give any […]

France exceeded CO2 reduction target in 2019: Macron

France exceeded CO2 reduction target in 2019: Macron

France outperformed its target for reducing carbon emissions in 2019, President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday, four days after a court rapped the state for not respecting its own climate targets. “France reduced its greenhouse gas emissions in 2019 by -1.7%. It is beyond our objective!” Macron wrote on Twitter. Earlier, Environment Minister Barbara Pompili was […]