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Reuters: Asset owners managing $6 trillion call for global carbon priceA coal-burning power plant can be seen behind a factory in the city of Baotou, in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, October 31, 2010. — Reuters PhotoInvestors managing more than $6 trillion in assets on Tuesday called for a coordinated global price on carbon and said emissions costs would need to almost treble by 2030 to reach the world’s climate... »
Dhaka, April 22, 2021 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the developed countries to formulate an “immediate and ambitious action plan” to cut their carbon emissions to protect the planet from the adverse impact of climate change as she placed a four-point proposal at a high-level global climate summit. While delivering her statement at the virtual “Leaders’ Summit on Climate”, convened by US President Joe Biden, the prime... »
Washington, April 24, 2021 (BSS/AFP) : Could the planet finally be on track to limiting climate change? After US President Joe Biden ramped up ambitions with a climate summit, experts are cautiously saying yes — although a difficult path lies ahead. At a 40-leader summit he convened just months into his presidency, Biden doubled US targets to slash greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change by 2030, with Japan and... »
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 (CVF) under the thematic domain of ‘Vulnerability’. Besides Saima, the CVF also made Speaker and former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the Philippines Loren Legarda and Lead Climate Change Specialist of DR of Congo Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu as its “Thematic... »
Bangladesh has made a remarkable success in the power sector as it secured the second position with accessing eight per cent power from off-grid solar solutions under the current government. According to REN 21 Global Status Report (GSR) released today, Nepal was in the top position with 11 per cent access to electricity from off-grid solar solutions, while Mongolia and Bangladesh jointly secured the second position. “Year after year, we... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s former principal secretary and former SGD Chief Coordinator Abul Kalam Azad has been appointed as the special envoy for the United Nations (UN) Climate Vulnerable Forum (CBF) Presidency. Ex-UN Secretary General and Chair of the Board, Global Centre on Adaptation Managing Partner, CVF, Ban Ki-moon and Chair of the CVF and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have jointly given this appointment, a source at the Prime... »
Dhaka , Dhaka’s air quality , improvement , capital city ranking 8th worst , Air Quality Index , AQI Dhaka’s air improves on Tuesday morning as it was classified as ‘moderate’ after a long time. Photo: UNB Dhaka’s air quality showed improvement on Tuesday morning with the capital city ranking 8th worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI). It had an AQI score of 98 at 08:37am. Dhaka’s air was... »
The ethical dimensions of environmental issues are extending day by day. Environment- which is dispatching the life of innocent people through the Virus. We don’t have direct evidence that climate change is influencing the spread of COVID-19 & Hantavirus but we do know that climate change alters how we relate to other species on Earth and that matters to our health and our risk for infections. Given what we know... »
The Earth is facing a major and largely unforeseen global challenge that distresses people in all corners of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every one of our national sectors across the globe, whether directly or indirectly .It is generating significant impact on environment. Pros and cons of corona virus on environment While the world struggles with the coronavirus, the pandemic is having some unpredictable but positive side effects.... »
Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina today said the government has been implementing the “Zero Discharge Policy” in the industrial sector to check industrial pollution and protect the country’s environment. “Installation of Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) or Air Treatment Plant (ATP) and taking environmental clearance have been made mandatory for mills and factories which require it ,” she told parliament while responding to a starred question placed by ruling party... »