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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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From Copenhagen to Cancun: low expectation prevails

December 2, 2010
Farhad Mazhar
From Copenhagen to Cancun: low expectation prevails

The COP 16 of 2010 UNFCCC climate conference began in Cancun from 29th November and will go on for 12 days though amidst much lower expectation of achieving significant commitment from the developed countries on decreasing carbon emissions. After the failed climate conference, COP 15 held in Copenhagen, Denmark, last year, there is not...
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A manmade disaster

October 27, 2010
Sharaban Tahura Zaman
A manmade disaster

“I wish I had died in the sea” — with deep, raw anguish, Nantu Majhi (45) reveals his feelings after returning to Bangladesh from Orissa jail after 9 months. Nantu is a fisherman in the East Charakgachia village of the Dhalua union in Barguna Sadar Upazila. On the morning of 14th September 2005, Nantu...
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