Climate change

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    Azad appointed as CVF special envoy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34am on June 15, 2020

    Abul Kalam Azad, former principal secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, had been recentlyappointed as special envoy of Climate Vulnerable Forum presidency...

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    Bangladesh joins UN group of friends

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:09pm on June 13, 2020

    Bangladesh joined as a member of the steering committee of the UN group of friends on climate adaptation and resilience. Yasmine Fouad, minister of environment...

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    CO2 emission picks up after easing of restrictions : study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:49am on June 04, 2020

    A new study published in Nature Climate Change journal last month revealed that the lockdown restrictions prompted by the coronavirus crisis reduced daily carbon dioxide...

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    Climate change is turning Antarctica green, study finds

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51am on May 21, 2020

    Parts of the Antarctic Peninsula will change colour as ‘green snow’ caused by blooming algae is expected to spread with increases in global temperatures, research...

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    Fight climate change like coronavirus: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:11am on April 23, 2020

    The world should fight climate change with the same determination it is showing in the battle against the new coronavirus, the United Nations said on...

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    Australia’s Great Barrier Reef faces widespread coral bleaching

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane, Australia | Updated at 02:45pm on April 07, 2020

    Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said Tuesday in a dire warning about the threat posed by...

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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...