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Under water: How rising waters cost...

Under water: How rising waters cost...

Climate Change

Fri, Oct 12 2018

Until now, scientists have often framed climate change in terms of the future. But a landmark report...

Hundreds of thousands without power...

Hundreds of thousands without power...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

There were no immediate reports of deaths, but the storm wreaked havoc on infrastructure

Cyclone Titli strikes India’s Odisha...

Cyclone Titli strikes India’s Odisha...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

In Bangladesh, the storm is likely to move northwestwards and has started crossing the coast

UN: Cost of climate-linked disasters...

UN: Cost of climate-linked disasters...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

UNISDR counted the number of climate-related disasters between 1998-2017 at more than 6,600, with storms...

When will Sonali Bag hit the...

When will Sonali Bag hit the...

Environment

Thu, Oct 11 2018

The government’s latest answer to polythene pollution still has many obstacles to overcome

Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic...

Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic...

Environment

Tue, Oct 9 2018

Overall, the most common type of plastic found was polystyrene, which goes into packaging and foam coffee...

Dhaka anticipates terrible dust pollution...

Dhaka anticipates terrible dust pollution...

Environment

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The environment minister says steps will soon be taken to tackle the problem

Three companies responsible for two-thirds...

Three companies responsible for two-thirds...

Environment

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The 97.5kg non-recyclable plastic waste sample was collected from a one-kilometer area of Dhanmondi Lake,...

UN report: Avoiding climate chaos means...

'Avoiding climate chaos means unprecedented...

Environment

Sat, Oct 6 2018

At current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, Earth will zoom past the 1.5C signpost around 2040, and...

Annual e-waste generation stands at...

Annual e-waste generation stands at...

Environment

Thu, Oct 4 2018

Proper management of e-waste is necessary to prevent health and safety hazards

134,010 maunds of fuelwood burned in...

134,010 maunds of fuelwood burned in...

Chittagong

Sun, Sep 30 2018

New DoE report also finds 25-30% of all the industry’s fuelwood is used by these kilns

UN report confronts nations with tough...

UN report confronts nations with tough...

World

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Of hundreds of climate models in 2015 projecting a low-carbon future, only two or three aimed for a 1.5C...

PM Hasina seeks global support to tackle...

PM Hasina seeks global support to tackle...

Environment

Thu, Sep 27 2018

She furthered that Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change

World leaders gather to breathe new...

World leaders gather to breathe new...

World

Thu, Sep 27 2018

President Donald Trump in June 2017 announced the US would pull out, effective November 2020

WB: Rising temperature to decrease living...

WB: Rising temperature to decrease living...

Environment

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Bangladesh's average annual temperatures are expected to rise by 1.0°C to 1.5°C by that...

Sanctuary extended for Sundarbans...

Sanctuary extended for Sundarbans...

Environment

Sun, Sep 23 2018

The Forest Department has demarcated sanctuary areas and blocked  entrances to fishermen and others...

21 leading companies unite to accelerate...

21 companies unite to accelerate climate...

Environment

Fri, Sep 21 2018

Collectively, these organizations cover a broad range of industries capable of delivering significant...

Experts: Use concrete blocks as brick...

Experts: Use concrete blocks as brick...

Event

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The burning of coal, wood and bamboo to manufacture bricks contributes about 23% of Bangladesh's...

Report: Renewables to surpass fossil...

Report: Renewables to surpass fossil...

Environment

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Fossil fuel demand is due to peak between 2020 and 2027

World Bank: Urban pollution costs Bangladesh...

'Urban pollution costs Bangladesh $6.5bn...

Environment

Sun, Sep 16 2018

To achieve the upper-middle income status, the report says, Bangladesh must act now to tackle environmental...

Study: Bangladesh a major polluter of...

Study: Bangladesh a major polluter of...

Environment

Sat, Sep 15 2018

China is the top source of plastic bottles, bags and other rubbish clogging up global sea lanes