- March 18, 2018
The Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP), an LGED project, is a demonstration of Bangladesh’s recent approach where even an infrastructure development project has a component for enhancing capacity of people to address climate change
Shams-il Arefin Islam, who graduated from Yale in 2017 and has been researching for the Yale Initiative for Sustainable Finance, shares his views on the United States’ stance on climate change and how it will affect other nations around the world
‘If Bangladesh uses its own money to develop such a pilot mechanism for addressing Loss and Damage in a practical and pragmatic way, the possibility of attracting international funding from the global community is quite good’
‘Bangladesh has been a champion in climate change adaptation for a long time and very recently, have made remarkable progress in accessing international climate finance, particularly the Green Climate Fund’
‘The ultimate successes and failures of climate finance will have diverse consequences for populations living in poverty’
The gendered vulnerability to climate change in Bangladesh
The project will benefit 700,000 people living in disaster-prone areas
Freshwater resources were already badly stressed before heat-trapping carbon emissions from fossil fuels began to warm Earth’s surface and affect rainfall
Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihood (CSRL) has been organizing the event since 2009
UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Robert Glasser described the accelerating pace of climate change as an existential threat to the planet
‘Ours has long been a Dhaka-centric institution. Therefore, we have now decided to reach out to vulnerable communities outside Dhaka’
‘LUCCC aims to capacitate all 47 LDCs to become able to adapt effectively to the adverse impacts of climate change’
‘The non-economic losses and damages that occurred during the extreme situations need to be explored and measured’
Dr C Emdad Haque, professor of the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Manitoba, Canada, has presented his paper ‘Relationships between extreme weather events and climate change, and their policy implications’ at Gobeshona 4. Speaking to the Dhaka Tribune’s Afrose Jahan Chaity, he explains the causes for extreme weather globally and how Bangladesh can cope with the effects of climate change
Global warming caused by climate change might influence the transmission dynamic of cholera.
The agreements were signed on Tuesday, at the BRAC Centre in Dhaka
A 2014 study analyzed all possible pairs of neighbouring seasons in the Bangla calendar and found that the summer and monsoon seasons had become indistinguishable from each other
The workshop focused on climate resilient aquaculture technologies and expansion of Dof’s protection activities.
Climate experts, researchers and government officials discussed concerning issues affecting the climate change in the cities of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is already one of the most climate vulnerable nations in the world