June 23, 2022
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.
March 30, 2022
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.
November 22, 2021
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.
November 04, 2021
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.
August 20, 2021
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.”
April 10, 2021
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.
October 09, 2020
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.
August 10, 2016
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.
October 09, 2015
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.
October 08, 2015
Climate Crisis in Bangladesh
By Probal Rashid
Climate change has particularly profound implications for Bangladesh.
September 30, 2014
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
By M. Sophia Newman
Although India’s PM Modi skipped it, South Asia still had a presence at the climate change gathering in New York.
June 27, 2014
Will Climate Change Spark Conflict in Bangladesh?
By M. Sophia Newman
A changing climate appears likely to wreak havoc on one of the world’s poorest countries in the coming decades.