Bangladesh backs coal after renewable problems

It is increasing its reliance on coal power due to poor renewable infrastructure

Bangladesh to modernise power grid with $500m World Bank fund

The project, which will also support the sustainable transformation of its electricity system, will deliver improved power services to around 40m people in Dhaka and Mymensingh Division

COP26: UK commits £165m to fight gender inequality in the climate crisis

A new study has found women to be those most affected by climate change worldwide

UK to give Bangladeshi rooftop solar company £300k boost

The company were finalists of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize and will receive the money from the FCDO

Climate change ‘affecting mental health and spreading infectious diseases in Bangladesh’

According to the World Bank, the country has experienced a 0.5°C increase in temperature over the last 44 years and by 2050, it is predicted to rise by 1.4°C

‘COP26 will only be a success if there is no new coal’

Six countries make up 80% of the world’s remaining coal pipeline and a new report claims November’s conference will be a failure if it does not lead to them rejecting it

UK launches new global coalition to address climate change impacts

The Adaptation Action Coalition has been developed by the UK in partnership with Bangladesh, Egypt, Malawi, the Netherlands, Saint Lucia and the UN