COP26 concludes today, here's what happened so far

The climate summit in Glasgow enters its final day.

Poor nations struggle to get UN climate funds over bureaucracy

The Philippines has sought financing for seven projects from a UN environmental fund to tackle the catastrophic impact of climate change. Yet only one has secured backing since 2016, and it's...

China says to strengthen cooperation with US on climate change

China's top climate negotiator on Wednesday said Beijing had agreed with the United States to boost cooperation on climate action, including by tackling emissions of methane.

COP26 must be the COP for children: UNICEF

Terming climate crisis a “child rights crisis”, UNICEF has urged the government heads attending COP26 -- being held in Glasgow, Scotland -- to provide climate education for children and young...

PM reaches Scotland to attend COP26

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached Scotland today as she embarked on a two-week visit to the United Kingdom and France to attend the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) and...

Increasing climate funding for most vulnerable nations simply right thing to do: PM

Prime Minister and Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), Sheikh Hasina, stressed the need for increasing financing for survival of the most vulnerable countries from the adverse impact of...

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

COP26 concludes today, here's what happened so far

The climate summit in Glasgow enters its final day.

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Poor nations struggle to get UN climate funds over bureaucracy

The Philippines has sought financing for seven projects from a UN environmental fund to tackle the catastrophic impact of climate change. Yet only one has secured backing since 2016, and it's...

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

China says to strengthen cooperation with US on climate change

China's top climate negotiator on Wednesday said Beijing had agreed with the United States to boost cooperation on climate action, including by tackling emissions of methane.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Loss of glaciers will hurt tourism, power supplies and more

From the southern border of Germany to the highest peaks in Africa, glaciers around the world have served as moneymaking tourist attractions, natural climate records for scientists and beacons of...

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Final Week of Cop26: Pay up

Poor nations are pressuring their wealthy counterparts at the UN climate summit to pay up for the mounting damage being caused by global warming, pointing to increasing powerful storms, cyclones,...

November 9, 2021
November 9, 2021

Final Week of Cop26: Focus turns to climate finance

Former US President Barack Obama yesterday lent his backing to appeals for more help from those on the frontline of global warming, as developing and rich nations engage to try to end years of...

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021

Private jets' carbon footprint and world leaders taking them to COP26

One of the criticisms around this year’s COP26 is world leaders and other delegates travelling to the summit in private jets.

November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

US, UAE lead $4b effort to help farming adapt to climate change

The United States and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday used COP26 climate talks to launch efforts to channel funding into making agriculture resilient to climate change, as well as to cut its...

November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

Women bear the brunt: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said structural inequalities in human society along with inherent social customs were causing disproportionate impacts of climate change on women.

November 2, 2021
November 2, 2021

PM meets Prince Charles, Bill Gates on the sidelines of COP26

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today held talks with heir apparent to the British throne Prince Charles and US business magnates and philanthropists Bill Gates and Melinda Gates on climate change and...