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ED: Powering up Bangladesh

ED: Powering up Bangladesh

Editorial

Mon, Nov 23 2020

We must continuously think of sustainability and the environment

Researchers find microplastics on top...

Microplastics found on top of the world...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 21 2020

Up to 12 million tons of plastics are thought to enter the world's oceans every year

EU plans tight car CO2 limits under...

EU plans tight car CO2 limits under...

Environment

Fri, Nov 20 2020

The European Commission published proposals for the rules on Friday, opening them to public feedback...

Infographic: Glaciers in China melt...

Infographic: Glaciers in China melt...

East Asia

Fri, Nov 13 2020

More than 2,600 glaciers on China’s stark Tibetan plateau are melting at an alarming rate –...

ED: Committing to jute as a viable alternative...

ED: Committing to jute as a viable alternative...

Editorial

Sun, Nov 8 2020

What is required is commitment to the golden fibre

Govt to promote jute bags as an alternative...

Govt to promote jute bags

Bangladesh

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said we should use jute bags instead...

Factbox: Biden could change these key...

Biden could change these key policies...

North America

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Here is a list of some of the policies the president-elect wants to take early in his four-year term...

Rich nations fall short on climate finance...

Rich nations fall short on climate finance...

World

Fri, Nov 6 2020

If climate finance in 2019 and 2020 ramped up at the same pace as from 2017 to 2018, the $100 billion...

Experts: Reduce air pollution to avoid...

Experts: Reduce air pollution to avoid...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 1 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently cautioned that cities which have a higher level of air pollution...

Hurricane Zeta slams into Louisiana...

Hurricane Zeta slams into Louisiana...

North America

Thu, Oct 29 2020

Heavy wind and sheets of rain cut through the city, and power outages were reported in various

Report: US firms fund deforestation,...

US firms fund Amazon deforestation

Latin America

Wed, Oct 28 2020

The report accuses those companies of harmful practices including land seizures, violence against indigenous...

Japan set to target zero emissions by...

Japan set to target zero emissions by...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Japan previously said it would aim to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050 and achieve net-zero emissions...

David Attenborough: Covid-19 poses threat...

Covid-19 poses threat to climate-change...

World

Thu, Oct 22 2020

The last two decades saw the number of disasters caused by extreme weather nearly double to 6,681, up...

Analysis: Air pollution costs Europe...

Air pollution costs Europe cities $190bn...

Europe

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Nearly a quarter of the global population lives in just four south Asian countries that are among the...

Study: Air pollution killed 476,000...

Air pollution killed 476K babies in...

World

Wed, Oct 21 2020

The report found that air pollution led to 6.7 million deaths worldwide in 2019, making it the fourth...

OP-ED: Waste is a resource, not a...

OP-ED: Waste is a resource, not a...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Oct 16 2020

A roadmap for sustainable resource management in Bangladesh

Scientists throw lifeline to world's...

Scientists throw lifeline to world's...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

There are 20 identified gibbon species, all in Asia, most are either ‘endangered’ or ‘critically...

EU leaders to decide tougher climate...

EU leaders to decide tougher climate...

Europe

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Eleven countries, including France, Spain and the Netherlands, expressed their support for a reduction...

Report: Japan to release Fukushima's...

Japan to release Fukushima's contaminated...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The plant, run by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc, suffered multiple nuclear meltdowns after...

OP-ED: Will waste-to-energy initiatives...

OP-ED: Will waste-to-energy initiatives...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Sun, Oct 11 2020

What works for developed countries may not be applicable here

Celebrities to lead TED global call...

Celebrities to lead TED global call...

World

Sat, Oct 10 2020

TED has a massive following for its trademark presentations in which speakers strive to give ‘the...