Heat and Debt: Climate Change and Poverty in Rural South Asia
By Sandeep Kandikuppa
The weather-related struggles faced by informal workers of India are intimately linked to the debt crisis that has long been brewing in the countryside.
Bangladeshi Fishers and Farmers at the Frontline of Climate Change
By Auvro Alam
In the face of climate change and fossil fuel projects, Bangladeshi fishers and farmers worry that their livelihoods are at great risk.
Bangladesh Balances Energy Needs With Climate, Conservation
By Julhas Alam, Al-Emrun and Sibi Arasu
While the coal-fired Rampal power plant will generate 1,320 megawatts of electricity it will destroy mangrove forests, a natural barrier against climate change.
Behind Bangladesh’s Carbon Catastrophe
By Munira Chowdhury
Despite having an abundance of potential for solar and wind energy, Bangladesh is ranked in the top five for global coal and gas power projects.
For Climate Migrants, Bangladesh Offers Promising Alternatives
By Julhus Alam
Its government has invested in climate-resilient infrastructure and job creation in towns like Mongla to attract at-risk people from low-lying areas.
Climate Change Through the Lens of Bangladesh
By Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh is especially affected by negative effects of climate change and can function as role model to the developed and developing world.
Bangladesh Bears the Cost of Climate Change
By Julhas Alam and Aniruddha Ghosal
A country of about 160 million, Bangladesh has historically contributed a fraction of the world's emissions but is being devastated by climate change.
The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
By Pascale Hunt
While the country revises coal-based plans for power generation, a youth-led movement is calling for foreign energy financiers to back a “just transition.”
US Envoy Kerry Discusses Climate Challenges in Bangladesh
By Julhas Alam
The U.S. special envoy on climate stopped in Bangladesh as part of a tour of climate change-vulnerable nations.
Could Bangladesh and Pakistan Make Waves by Cooperating on Climate Change?
By Kashoon Leeza
Cooperation around climate change could also pave way for normalization of relations between both countries.
The Change Luck City: Dhaka’s Climate Refugees
By Nellie Le Beau and Hugh Tuckfield
Displaced by climate change, almost half a million people flee to Bangladesh's capital every year.
Time for Rich Countries to Pay Their Ecological Debt
By Bishop Theotonius Gomes CSC
A call for climate justice ahead of the Finance Ministers meeting in Lima.