Climate Recap

Climate Recap

By Benjamin George Coles In May, Cyclone Fani displaced around 3.5 million people in Bangladesh and India. Even before that, around 10 million in Bangladesh had been evacuated due to climate emergencies in recent decades. Friendship works in places that are among the...
COP25 in a Nutshell

COP25 in a Nutshell

Saleemul Huq outlines the major talking points at the Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a global treaty that was signed and ratified by 195 countries obligating themselves to take actions to protect the planet,...
Always Prepared

Always Prepared

Young volunteer rescuers spring into action during climate disasters by Naushad Ali Husein Shahjadi Begum woke up at 1 a.m. to find the river roaring through her veranda. Before going to sleep, she had organized her things so that she could easily move out if she had...
Memory of Spring

Memory of Spring

Bangladesh, a low-lying, deltaic country criss-crossed by 300 rivers and streams is at the forefront of climate change. In the southern coastal belt, lies the village of Jhapa, in the sub-district of Shayamnagar, in the district of Sathkhira. If that sounds remote,...