Climate action

Climate action

Bangladesh needs $876b to implement climate action plans: Saber

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury today said Bangladesh needs US$ 876 billion to implement its ambitious climate action plans and that is why international cooperation is crucial in this regard..He said the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) of the country

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Multilateral, bilateral cooperation needed for climate actions: minister

Japan has shown keen interest in financing specific projects, particularly emphasising disaster resilience and green financing through JICA, said Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury today

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Govt to raise $15b for climate action: environment minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury yesterday said the government will try to raise $15 billion over five years for climate change-related activities

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Dubai summit adopts world-first 'transition' from fossil fuels

Nearly 200 nations meeting in Dubai on Wednesday approved a first-ever call for the world to transition away from fossil fuels, the top culprit of climate change behind a planetary crisis

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Bangladesh urges developed countries to fulfill commitment of USD 100 bln

Bangladesh today strongly urged the developed countries to fulfill their commitment of USD 100 billion climate finance

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COP28: Over 110 nations commit to triple renewable energy

More than 110 nations pledged to triple the world's renewable energy within seven years at UN climate talks Saturday as the United States pushed to slash methane emissions and boost nuclear capacity

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COP28: UAE launches new $30 billion climate investment fund

The United Arab Emirates said Friday it is launching a new $30 billion private investment fund focused on climate projects in developing countries

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COP28 launches climate 'loss and damage' fund

The UN's COP28 climate conference formally launched on Thursday a "loss and damage" fund long sought by vulnerable nations devastated by natural disasters linked to global warming

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World must act before climate displacements become humanitarian crisis: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for international support for the worst-affected countries by climate displacements to prevent situation from turning into a humanitarian crisis

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Climate adaptation investment can deliver 10-fold returns for Bangladesh

Positive climate action at scale has never been more urgent. For Bangladesh, a low-lying and densely populated country which finds itself on the frontlines of climate change, this need is more pressing than others.

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SAJIDA Foundation, British Asian Trust launch climate fund

SAJIDA Foundation and the British Asian Trust have co-launched the Climate Innovation Fund today to support innovative local solutions working to mitigate the ongoing threats of climate change and enhance climate resilience in the country, said a press release

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Greta Thunberg graduates high school with last school strike

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg participated in her last School Strike for Climate to mark her graduation from high school on Friday

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UN adopts landmark resolution on climate justice

The UN General Assembly on Wednesday adopted by consensus and to cheers a resolution calling for the world body's top court to outline legal obligations related to climate change..Pushed for years by Vanuatu and Pacific islander youth, the measure asks the International Court of Justice (I

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Climate action needs 'quantum leap' to save 1.5C goal: UN

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a stark reminder that time is running out to change course. But it confirms the tools are there to make it happen

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UN states sign 'historic' accord to protect high seas

UN member states finally agreed Saturday to a text on the first international treaty after years of negotiations to protect the high seas, a fragile and vital treasure that covers nearly half the planet

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Single-use plastic to be cut by 90% by 2026

"In addition, it has been planned to increase the recycling of plastic waste to 80 percent by 2030 and reduce the generation of plastic waste to 30 percent during the period," said Shahab Uddin

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Greta Thunberg released after brief detention at German mine protest

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg had been detained alongside other activists during protests against the demolition of a village to make way for a coal mine expansion but was released after an identity check, according to police.

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15 illegal resorts asked to halt construction work on St Martin's Island

Local administration conducted a drive on St Martin's Island and asked 15 illegal resorts to halt the construction work yesterday.

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