Background There is no chance of any debate about the existence of climate change. It is happening right now. The world’s scientific community has already acknowledged the gravity of climate change impacts that the humanity is facing now, and to be faced in near future if global political leadership fail to contain temperature rise well below […]
Loss and damage associated with the adverse impacts of climate change is not an apprehension for the future, it has become a reality for the countries that are exposed to unprecedented extreme weather and climatic events triggered by changing climate. According to the IPCC, the economic losses from weather and climate related disasters have increased significantly, estimated from a few […]
Loss and damage associated with the adverse impacts of climate change has now become one of the key issues of discussion both in academic and policy arena. Since 1991, despite repeated argument of the developing countries to address ‘loss and damage’, primarily as the means of providing compensation, this entered to the NFCCC process only in 2010 with a decision […]
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It is an excellent opportunity for Masters Students those are interested to carry out their thesis work on the following fields. 1. Climate change induced loss & damage and migration; 2. Socio-economic vulnerabilities of climate change induced displacement and migration; 3. National policies on climate change and policy gaps; 4. Policies on disaster and climate […]
Sea level rise is accelerating and could reach 26 inches (66 centimeters) by century’s end, in line with United Nations estimates and enough to cause significant problems for coastal cities, a study said Monday. The past annual rate of sea level rise — about three millimeters (0.1 inches) per year — may more than triple […]
Before man-made climate change kicked in — and well before “Day Zero” in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May — the global water crisis was upon us. Freshwater resources were already badly stressed before heat-trapping carbon emissions from fossil fuels began to warm Earth’s surface and affect rainfall. In some countries, […]
Bangladesh is ranked the second worst country in curbing environmental pollution, an Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranking report says. The EPI ranking, published on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum meet in Davos on Tuesday, places Bangladesh on the second last among 180 countries – only ahead of Burundi.
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