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Govt working to promote climate-resilient crops: Saber Hossain

Govt working to promote climate-resilient crops: Saber Hossain

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Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Thursday said the government is working to promote climate-resilient crops as those offer a promising option for ensuring food security in coastal communities. The environment minister said this while Dr Pratibha Singh, So... Read More

Environment minister dreams of Bangla as UN official language

Environment minister dreams of Bangla as UN official language

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Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury has said that Bangla should be made one of the official languages of the United Nations (UN). Bengali is the sixth largest language in the world in terms of the number of native speakers. Bengali language movement activists h... Read More

Saber for urgent action to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius

Saber for urgent action to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius

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MUNICH, Germany, Feb 17, 2024 (BSS) - Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury today said the climate change is an existential threat though the world has not yet entered the era of overshoot. "The worst impacts of climate change could still be avoided and we c... Read More

Environment Minister: Climate change posing an adverse impact on water

Environment Minister: Climate change posing an adverse impact on water

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Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Wednesday said climate change is posing a threat to the existence of human civilization, causing an adverse impact on water - a vital element for humankind and all ecosystems. "Our challenge is to resolve this problem... Read More

Saber places water at heart of the fight against climate change

Saber places water at heart of the fight against climate change

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Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury issued a stark warning today, saying that climate change is an existential threat to Bangladesh. "Climate change has diverse impacts in our life. So there is no way to deny it," he said while addressing the 9th Int... Read More

Geopolitics plays a major role in climate change

Geopolitics plays a major role in climate change

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Geopolitics and geological location of the countries play a major role in climate change and its effects on people, said experts at the 9th International Water Conference. The two-day-long 9th International Water Conference is taking place at a hotel in Dhaka with the theme "Water, River and... Read More

Wise use of water for future generations underscored

Wise use of water for future generations underscored

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Policymakers, researchers on water and climate change, environmentalists, technical experts and development practitioners at an international conference on water have underscored the need for wise use of water to ensure its availability for future generations. “Water saves lives. Howev... Read More

Expected CO2 levels in 2024 threaten 1.5°C warming limit

Expected CO2 levels in 2024 threaten 1.5°C warming limit

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Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere this year will exceed key trajectories for limiting warming to 1.5C, Britain's Met Office predicted Friday, with researchers reaffirming that that only "drastic" emissions cuts can keep the target in sight. Rising emis... Read More

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