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Behind Bangladesh’s Carbon Catastrophe
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.

For Climate Migrants, Bangladesh Offers Promising Alternatives
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.
Climate Change Through the Lens of Bangladesh
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.

Bangladesh Bears the Cost of Climate Change
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.

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
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.”

US Envoy Kerry Discusses Climate Challenges in Bangladesh
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.

Could Bangladesh and Pakistan Make Waves by Cooperating on Climate Change?
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.
The Change Luck City: Dhaka’s Climate Refugees
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.

Time for Rich Countries to Pay Their Ecological Debt
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.

Climate Crisis in Bangladesh
October 08, 2015

Climate Crisis in Bangladesh

By Probal Rashid
Climate change has particularly profound implications for Bangladesh.

Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
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.
Will Climate Change Spark Conflict in Bangladesh?
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.

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