If war wins, climate action loses

If war wins, climate action loses

Thu Mar 17, 2022 12:00 AM Last update on: Thu Mar 17, 2022 02:23 AM Ukrainian service members walk near a school building destroyed by shelling in Zhytomyr, Ukraine yesterday. Photo: Reuters “> Ukrainian service members walk near a school building destroyed by shelling in Zhytomyr, Ukraine yesterday. Photo: Reuters The Ukraine war is a […]

Price hike: HC seeks action against syndicates, hoarders

The government needs to continue subsidising both agriculture and non-agriculture sectors to keep inflation under control Photo: Mumit M

The commerce ministry, Directorate of National Consumers Right Protection and other responsible stakeholders have been asked to submit a report to the court by 28 April over the matter TBS Report 15 March, 2022, 01:15 pm Last modified: 15 March, 2022, 01:53 pm The government needs to continue subsidising both agriculture and non-agriculture sectors to […]

Huge work ahead of COP27; commitments need to turn into action: Robert Dickson  

Huge work ahead of COP27; commitments need to turn into action: Robert Dickson  

Terming Bangladesh a “credible and important” voice in climate space, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson has said there is an “enormous” amount of work to do and follow up ahead of the COP27 making sure that commitments made on the climate front are now “turned into action” on the ground. “There’s a […]

The number that could shift climate action into overdrive

The number that could shift climate action into overdrive

The United States is updating a figure that experts say could help transform American climate action and reverberate around the world — the price it puts on future damages to society caused by carbon pollution today. That all-important number — the dollar value of the climate change harm attributable to a tonne of CO2 — […]

UN chief calls for action to ensure human rights for all

File photo: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an interview with Reuters at UN headquarters, in New York City, New York on September 14, 2020 REUTERS António Guterres addressed ambassadors exactly one year after he issued a Call to Action for Human Rights Human rights have been battered during the Covid pandemic but recovery represents […]

UN chief for global cooperation for climate action, pandemic response

File photo: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an interview with Reuters at UN headquarters in New York City, New York, US, September 14, 2020 Reuters Nearly two million Covid-19 deaths have been reported worldwide as of Sunday, according to data from WHO In his first major speech of the year, UN Secretary-General Antonio […]