March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

Deadly yet taken lightly

People in Bangladesh every day inhale an alarming amount of black carbon, a particle not only harmful for human health but also responsible for global warming.

March 22, 2022
March 22, 2022

2021 World Air Quality Report: Bangladesh Remains Most Polluted

Air quality of Bangladesh was the worst in the world, while its capital, Dhaka, was the second most air polluted city in 2021, said a global report.

March 20, 2022
March 20, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality remains ‘unhealthy’

Dhaka’s air quality continues to be “unhealthy”, but the densely populated capital of Bangladesh is no longer the world’s most polluted city.

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

Carbon user fee to cut emission by 12pc by 2030: IMF

Bangladesh could bring down carbon dioxide emission by 12 percent by 2030 by introducing a carbon user fee on the energy sector as it strives to transition to a low-carbon economy and build climate...

March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022

Dhaka again ranks world's most polluted city

Dhaka's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 184 at 8:48am today, once again making the capital's air most polluted in the world.

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

Air pollution takes 3 years off life in Bangladesh

Air pollution cuts the average life expectancy of a person in Bangladesh by almost three years, said a global report.

March 2, 2022
March 2, 2022

Poor air quality: Statements at seminars do not work

The High Court yesterday blasted the government for not taking sufficient measures to control the air pollution in Dhaka and its surrounding areas even after repeated directives.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world this morning

The air quality in Dhaka was reported 'unhealthy' this morning and it occupied the third position in the air quality index (AQI).

February 20, 2022
February 20, 2022

Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world this morning

The air quality in Dhaka was reported ‘unhealthy’ this morning and it occupied the third position in the air quality index (AQI).

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Air pollution may negatively affect male fertility: Study

Air pollution may negatively affect semen quality, particularly the ability of sperm to swim in the right direction, according to the findings of a new research, The Guardian reported.