Environment

New Zealand rains, floods force evacuation of 200 homes
Around 70 homes in Nelson, at the north of the South Island, and a further 140 homes on the West Coast were evacuated
Norway can switch old oil, gas fields to green power or close
The country aims to reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases by 55% by 2030 from 1990, but as of 2021 the reduction achieved was only 4.5%
UN selects ex-Grenada minister as climate chief
Grenada's former Climate Resilience Minister Simon Stiell will take over as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
14 institutions fined Tk 5.6m for pollution
The mobile court of the Department of Environment also fines five other institutions in Dhaka Tk 30,000 due to their links to air pollution
Rough sea accelerates Cox’s Bazar beach erosion
The government is considering a Tk 1.4 billion project to make a permanent protective dam to save the beach from erosion
Climate risks dwarf Europe's energy crisis: Space chief
Successive heatwaves along with wildfires, shrinking rivers and rising land temperatures left no doubt about the toll of climate change, European Space Agency director says
UK declares drought in parts of England
With this, water companies will step up efforts to manage the impact of dry weather on farmers and the environment
New Zealand rescuers use buckets, towels to save dolphins
Two of the animals had died earlier and the rising tide allowed rescuers to refloat seven dolphins who then returned to sea
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Editor-in-Chief and Publisher