Environment/Climate

National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: Improvement?

January 19, 2015
Zahidul Islam
National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: Improvement?

Last year we wrote an article entitled ‘National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?‘ to give an overview on National Water Security Index (NWSI)
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Optimism over-supply, action short-supply

January 3, 2015
Rajendra Shende
Optimism over-supply, action short-supply

I sent New Year greetings to all my friends
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Of heritage and environment

December 13, 2014
Hammad Ali
Of heritage and environment

About four days ago, an oil tanker sank at the Shela River near Sundarbans
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Posted in Disaster, Environment/Climate, Wildlife | 2 Comments »

What we need to do to survive

September 26, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
What we need to do to survive

This weekend, I stood at the corner of 65th and Broadway in New York City and I thought of Marium. The occasion was the People’s Climate March
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Why we’re so blasĂ© about global warming

August 31, 2014
Jack Shafer
Why we’re so blasĂ© about global warming

If you don’t regard global warming as a serious problem, your company is growing. According to the survey jockeys at Pew Research Center
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Phulbari Day: Celebrating people’s power

August 26, 2014
Anu Muhammad
Phulbari Day: Celebrating people’s power

Every year since 2006, people of Bangladesh observe the 26th of August as ‘Phulbari Day’.
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(CCC or) Corruption, Commission and the Company men

July 2, 2014
Anu Muhammad
(CCC or) Corruption, Commission and the Company men

The present government has become more aggressive than its earlier tenure in signing finalizing implementing big projects in energy and power sector
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To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

April 22, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
To Gen. Ayub Khan — Pakistani dictator and owner of Dhanmondi

Hello Ayub Khan Sir, how is death treating you? You may have been little worried about how Bengalis may be thinking about you
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Posted in Environment/Climate, Sport, Uncategorized | 29 Comments »

Human rights and climate justice

December 14, 2013
Muhammad Habibur Rahman
Human rights and climate justice

On 10th December, I was invited by the Chairman of Human Rights Commission (Dr. Mizanur Rahman Khan) to speak on “Working for Your Rights”
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Rampal and the seductive power of feel good development

October 13, 2013
Maha Mirza
Rampal and the seductive power of feel good development

The baffling array of events around the Rampal power plant project and its ‘Bheramara’ inauguration has lately exposed our incredible bigotry
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Rampal Power Plant: A ticking bomb for the Sundarbans

October 1, 2013
Mehzabin Ahmed
Rampal Power Plant: A ticking bomb for the Sundarbans

Civilisation has many stories to tell, tales of man against nature, tales of man and destruction. But while, we may not have been there to save the fate
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National Environment Policy: Promises need to follow with action

October 7, 2013
Md. Khalequzzaman
National Environment Policy: Promises need to follow with action

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has published the Draft National Environment Policy
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Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction

September 19, 2013
Anu Muhammad
Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction

Thousands of people, young and old, women and men, are now preparing for more than 400 km 5 days long march from Dhaka, the capital city, to Digraj a place in Rampal
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National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?

August 25, 2013
Zahidul Islam
National Water Security Index of Bangladesh: What does it indicate?

Recently Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published the Asian Water Development Outlook 2013, a compilation of water resources development
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