Climate change

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    UN’s COP26 climate summit postponed

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:11am on April 03, 2020

    The UN’s COP 26 climate change summit due to take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November has been postponed due to the...

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    Obama suggests Trump team ‘denied warnings’ of pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:23pm on April 01, 2020

    Former US president Barack Obama took a veiled swipe Tuesday at his successor Donald Trump, chastising those who have ‘denied warnings’ of a deadly coronavirus...

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    Climate change threatens water safety in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:14am on March 22, 2020

    Climate change is threatening water safety in Bangladesh as saline water continues to cover more costal southern districts of the country, according to experts. Amid...

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    Multimedia bus launched to campaign on climate change

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on March 16, 2020

    The government on Sunday launched a multimedia bus to campaign on climate change issues among students across the country. The Tk 1.5-crore bus— equipped with a...

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    Effective water governance needed to deter impending crisis

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2020

    UNPLANNED urbanisation coupled with climate change is likely to create water scarcity in Sylhet, as a research shows, unless the government takes early mitigation strategies....

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    Australia fire risk increased by 30 pc due to climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:59pm on March 05, 2020

    Man-made climate change made the unprecedented fires in Australia, at least 30 per cent more likely, scientists said on Wednesday, cautioning that their models can’t...

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    Proposed Zoo Act will inspire poachers, wildlife smugglers

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2020

    The environment, forestry and climate change minister and high officials of the ministry demanded amendment to the National Zoo Act 2018 draft as proposed by...

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    Half of world’s beaches could vanish by 2100

    Agence-France-Presse .  Paris | Updated at 11:35pm on March 03, 2020

    Climate change and sea level rise are currently on track to wipe out half the world’s sandy beaches by 2100, researchers warned Monday. Even if...

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    Australian summers grow longer due to climate change

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:04am on March 03, 2020

    Australian summers are lengthening by a month or more while winters are getting shorter due to climate change, according to an analysis by a leading...

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    Adaptation measures taken to face climate change impact: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:31am on February 16, 2020

    Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin, MP, on Saturday said Bangladesh is taking adaptation initiatives to combat negative impacts of climate change...