Posts Tagged ‘ Climate Change ’

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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Climate change and Bangladesh

April 1, 2014
A. Rahman
Climate change and Bangladesh

The latest report (published only today, 31 March 2014) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the UN Environment Programme
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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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Time to celebrate!

December 12, 2012
Farah Kabir
Time to celebrate!

Doha COP18 will go down in history as the COP that incorporated Gender in the main negotiation text. The draft circulated co chairs of SBI Agenda 21,
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Proactive environmentalism

November 20, 2012
Adnan Morshed
Proactive environmentalism

One fine day in September I had a wonderful opportunity to listen to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed in Washington, DC. He spoke most eloquently about the ways BRAC sought to change the fate of the poor in Bangladesh.
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Quantifying disaster

April 17, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Quantifying disaster

Reports speak about trends in the world, and use large numbers. These numbers seem to operate as a shield against our notions of humanity. People argue over numbers, I mean, would Hitler have been less of a monster if he’d have killed three million Jews? 1.5 million?
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Making the move for ‘Climate Refugees’

December 1, 2011
Ziaul Hoque Mukta
Making the move for ‘Climate Refugees’

Studies conducted at local and national levels, reports published worldwide and assessments by global organisations reiterate that Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries due to adverse impact of anthropogenic climate change. One of the crucial aspects of vulnerability that people of Small Islands and low lying countries including Bangladesh will have to...
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Cancun summit, a Bangladeshi Mumtaz and what should we do?

December 21, 2010
Rushanara Ali
Cancun summit, a Bangladeshi Mumtaz and what should we do?

As the latest UN climate change summit comes to an end in Cancun, Mexico, there is a feeling of optimism towards an agreement of a new fair climate fund to help poorer countries deal with a changing climate.
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Why I’m going to Cancun

November 29, 2010
Mary Robinson
Why I’m going to Cancun

The world is worried about upcoming UN climate change negotiations in Cancun. Many experts doubt the UN has what it takes to address the greatest threat to humanity we have ever faced. They see the talks as a lost cause, a forum unsuited to overcoming the global challenge of climate change.
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