Environment articles

Climate Change Would Suffer 9pc of GDP Growth by 2100

Bangladesh economy would suffer annual losses of upto 9.0 percent by the end of this century without changes to the current global behavior, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) climate and economics report for South Asia. The report, titled Assessing the Costs of Climate Change and Adaptation in South Asia, predicts the six countries

Prime Minister Order To Reclaim Rivers Around Capital

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called for early construction of a circular road around the capital city and asked the authorities to reclaim the lost parts of Buriganga and other rivers for the project, reports UNB. The Prime Minister gave the directives while presiding over a meeting on reclamation of all flowing rivers including

Various Projects to Boost Chittagong Port Capacity

Chittagong Port Authority taken various projects to boost capacity of Chittagong Port Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has undertaken various projects to enhance capacity of the country’s premier seaport, keeping pace with its growth. The CPA plans to keep the port free from pollution following ‘Greenport Concept’. In this regard, initiatives have been taken to maintain

26 New Products to Receive Bangladesh Bank’s Green Finance

Bangladesh Bank has included 26 new products under its revolving refinance scheme for solar energy, biogas and effluent treatment plants to give loans at low interest. The banking regulator incorporated renewable energy, energy-efficient technology, waste management, alternative energy and non-fire block brick in the scheme. The loan limit for the products range from Tk 1.5

International Conference on Renewable Energy Meet at UIU From May 29

A three-day international conference on renewable energy will take place in Dhaka on May 29-31. Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) department of the United International University (UIU) is organising the conference, titled ‘3rd International Conference on the Development in Renewable Energy Technology (ICDRET)’ at its campus in the city’s Dhanmondi. “A huge number of participants