Climate change

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    Former Maldives president Nasheed commences as CVF envoy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:33pm on September 17, 2020

    Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed took over the responsibilities of the ambassador of the Climate Vulnerable Forum from Bangladesh’s Abul Kalam Azad, the presidency special...

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    Trump, Harris head for California

    Agence France-Presse . Portland | Updated at 10:24pm on September 14, 2020

    President Donald Trump was due Monday to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as West Coast officials and...

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    Dalai Lama calls for unified global action on climate change

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:09am on September 13, 2020

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change. ‘Now we should pay more attention about...

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    Increase determined contributions to combat climate change: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 06:17pm on September 08, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday inaugurated the South Asian regional office of Global Centre on Adaptation in Bangladesh, urging all countries concerned to increase...

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    Climate activists disrupt UK newspaper deliveries

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:21am on September 06, 2020

    Climate change protesters in Britain blockaded two printing presses Saturday, disrupting the distribution of numerous national newspapers as they step up 10 days of protests...

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    Finnish town offers prizes to turn residents green

    Agence France-Presse . Lahti, Finland | Updated at 10:00am on August 27, 2020

    Inhabitants of a town in Finland can now earn rewards, including bus tickets or free food, if they cut car use, under a scheme to...

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    Chinese teenage climate warrior fights alone

    Agence France-Presse . Guilin, China | Updated at 11:00am on August 17, 2020

    While most of her peers are preparing for university or enjoying summer vacation, 17-year-old Howey Ou is braving intimidation and criticism in China to save...

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    PM opens climate refugee rehab scheme in Cox’s Bazar

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02pm on July 23, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday reiterated her steadfast commitment to ensure housing for all, including the flood and river erosion-hit people, as she inaugurated...

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    Saima Wazed made CVF thematic ambassador

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53pm on July 22, 2020

    Saima Wazed Hossain, chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Autism, has been chosen as a ‘thematic ambassador’ by Climate Vulnerable Forum...

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    Disaster management skills help Bangladesh to tackle COVID-19

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 01:59pm on July 09, 2020

    As a climate vulnerable country with recurring disasters, Bangladesh had learnt the importance of disaster management, community engagement and institutional capacity building which helped the...