- August 19, 2017
Preparing for rising sea levels and the end of self-sufficiency in food
The water levels show no signs of going down
From basket case to test case
Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories – a key provision of the Paris climate deal – according to a BBC investigation.
Scientists say humans can survive a wet-bulb temperature of up to about 35°C, beyond which the human body has difficulty sweating to cool down, or sweat doesn’t evaporate, leading to heat stroke and ultimately death within just a few hours – even in shaded, ventilated conditions
Weather-related disasters could affect about two-thirds of the European population annually by the year 2100
Let’s not hurt the environment in the name of saving money
We must tackle the problem by ensuring that policies are passed which mitigate the effects of climate change
Ovais Sarmad, chief of staff at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) spoke to theDhaka Tribune‘s Syed Zainul Abedin on the sidelines of the Delta Coalition Ministerial Conference in Dhaka. He discussed various issues related to migration driven by climate change.
It’s impossible to estimate just how much trees do for us
Under rising humidity levels, the heat will become even more deadly
Are we ready for a clean energy revolution?
We need to start respecting the planet we live in
Three-quarters of the global population will be exposed to potentially deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless greenhouse gas emissions are curbed
Bangladesh can take a lead in clean energy, if we want
When it comes to flooding, it is the poor who suffer the most
We can play a leading role ushering in a green energy revolution
Monitoring of child marriage rates over the last two years suggests that numbers are falling
June 2016 still holds the record at 0.92°C above the 20th century average, followed by June 2015 which was 0.89°C above the baseline
It highlights the conflicts as well as innovative approaches to tackle those conflicts taken by the Mirpur slum dwellers