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Uttara crane accident: 5 dead, only newlyweds survive

Bangabandhu's martyrdom anniversary and National Mourning Day observed with respect and love

PM Hasina pays tributes at the burial of her relatives

Polythene factory fire in Chawkbazar kills at least six

Coronavirus: One death, 259 new cases in last 24 hours across Bangladesh

Everyone should plant at least one tree to protect the environment: Sheikh Hasina

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 16: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has said that her party along with the government has taken appropriate and timely steps to protect environment and people from adverse effects of climate change. She called upon all to plant at least one tree sapling to carry out the tree planting campaign.

Bangladesh is losing 69,000 hectares of land every year

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 12: Bangladesh is losing about 69,000 hectares of land every year, which is an obstacle to ensuring food security for the growing population.

Framework document signed between Bangladesh and Denmark for sustainable relations

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 26: Bangladesh and Denmark on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 'Sustainable and Green Framework Engagement' aimed at tackling global challenges such as climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

PM directs to set up factories, infrastructure without damaging environment

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 22: Mentioning that Bangladesh is at the highest risk of climate change, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed all concerned to build every industrial plant and all other facilities keeping in mind the need to protect the environment.

Bangladesh suffers a loss of Rs 1.8 lakh crore in 6 years due to climate disaster

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 30: Bangladesh is one of the countries most at risk from the effects of climate change.

Climate change is a terrible problem for the country: Planning Minister

Dhaka, February 17: Climate change is a terrible problem for Bangladesh. World leaders are aware of this. But the most proud thing is that our ancestors and mothers are living in this land after facing storms and disasters in spite of various adversities. Planning Minister MA Mannan made the remarks while virtually attending the launch of a publication titled 'Bangladesh Climate and Disaster Risk Atlas' on Thursday (February 17th).

Denmark to help with rainwater harvesting project in Mongla

Dhaka, January 28: BRAC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Denmark to implement a rainwater harvesting project in Mongla upazila of climate-risky Bagerhat. The memorandum was signed at the residence of the Danish Ambassador in the capital Dhaka on Thursday (January 27).

Rich countries must shoulder the burden of climate change, says AK Abdul Momen

Dhaka, November 12: The history of environmental pollution in rich countries is very deep rooted. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has demanded that developing countries must be provided more financial assistance to keep pace with such activities. He also said that the level of promise made so far in the much-anticipated COP26 conference was not satisfactory.

Australia expresses interest in helping Bangladesh in Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka, November 4: Australia has expressed interest in helping Bangladesh to create climate resilience and repatriate Rohingya. The Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison expressed this interest in a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of COP-26 on Tuesday.

10 coal-fired power plants shut down, more to be done to reduce carbon emissions

Dhaka, November 4: Bangladesh has decided to shut down coal-fired power plants to reduce carbon emissions in response to climate change. Ten coal-fired power plants have been shut down. Discussions are underway on how to close six more centers. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told reporters at the Bangladesh Pavilion at the Glasgow Climate Conference on Wednesday (November 3).

World must share responsibility of looking after climate refugees: PM Hasina

Dhaka, November 3: Speaking at a program titled 'Call for Climate Prosperity' at the Scottish Parliament, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the world needs to share the responsibility of climate refugees, displaced by natural disasters such as rising sea levels, river erosion, salinity, floods and droughts. The issue of loss must be resolved properly.

Prime Minister holds bilateral meetings with Prince Charles and UK counterpart Boris Johnson

Dhaka, November 3: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The two Prime Ministers discussed various issues of bilateral and mutual interest. The meeting took place on Tuesday (November 2) at the Cop-26 venue's UK meeting room at the Scottish Exhibition Center.

PM Hasina calls for increased participation of women in addressing climate change risks

Dhaka, November 3: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that women as the main victims of climate change, need greater participation in tackling these risks and more bold steps are needed to empower them, especially in developing resilience.

Prime Minister Hasina calls for 'plan' to reduce carbon emissions

Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the developed countries to set national standards for reducing carbon emissions. She said developed countries must report their nationally determined contributions (NDCs), as well as reducing national carbon emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change. She was speaking at the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) conference on Monday. SHe made four proposals during her national statement at the 26th session of the conference.

Climate activities are not being implemented due to lack of financial and political will: Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, November 2: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that global climate action is not being implemented due to lack of money and strong political will. She made the remarks at a meeting titled "Action and Solidarity - Critical Decade" in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday (November 1) local time. The meeting was hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson and the Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi.