Thinking Global Local And Why We Should Care About The Environment, Climate Change

Thinking Global Local And Why We Should Care About The Environment, Climate Change

Abstract Climate change is a major problem caused by human activities or human mismanagement of the environment, resulting in several direct and indirect impacts on man’s health and the planet. These man-induced changes have wide-range harmful effects, including, increase in heat-related mortality, dehydration, the spread of infectious diseases, malnutrition, damages to public infrastructure, forced migration…Read More

Deathtrap in the Shores: Counting the Cost of Shipbreaking Yards in Bangladesh

Deathtrap in the Shores: Counting the Cost of Shipbreaking Yards in Bangladesh

ABSTRACT  The global shipping industry depends on the developing nations to dispose of the end-of-life vessels, which will no longer float in the seas. The developed world has gone out of the scene of this disposal process or shipbreaking, to safeguard their environment and people and comply with the international standard. Developing countries like Bangladesh…Read More

Dhaka Megacity: How Uncontrolled Urbanization is Breaking the Walls of Water Security?

Abstract Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh is urbanizing fast surpassing many other cities of the developing world.  Tides of migrants and rising population accompanied by unrealistic planning and improper administrative handling helped the city grow spontaneously. The city has taken a haphazard direction to expand in terms of population and areal extent. This unregulated…Read More

Twice a Victim: Climate Change Hit Bangladesh with a Disaster and a Pandemic?

Twice a Victim: How Climate Change Hit Bangladesh with a Disaster and a Pandemic?

Abstract Change in the regional or global climatic pattern, often known as climate change is an undeniable problem of modern time. The degree of the problem intensifies according to the geographic and socio-economic conditions of respective regions. Vulnerable areas undergo destruction of both the natural as well as societal settings. This year, the ever-existing problem…Read More

Transboundary Pollution from China and Its Impact on South Korea

Transboundary Pollution from China and Its Impact on South Korea: A Road to Health and Environmental Degradation

Abstract: South Korea is confronted with occasional natural debacles as pollution blowing from China. During winter, the source is generally unreasonable burning of coal utilized in China for heating purposes. In the spring, yellow residue from the deserts of northern China and Mongolia are blown across Northeast Asia, carrying soot and cancer-causing agents from China-based…Read More

Biomedical waste amid COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Biomedical Waste amid COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Abstract Biomedical waste has become an emerging problem in Bangladesh amid COVID-19. A huge amount of wastes are produced in a hospital setting and also from households which is hazardous in most cases. PRISM is an organization that regulates the biomedical waste disposal from hospitals by incineration and color-coded separation techniques and separate disposal of…Read More

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The Ethical Dimension of Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change or Sprinkling Some Fairness on a Pie of Injustice

The year 2019 has so far seen some of the largest climate protests ever in response to increasingly severe and unpredictable weather patterns. While there is a strong scientific consensus that climate change is real and man-made and the public demands that governments do more to curb greenhouse gas emissions, there are still some that…Read More

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Addressing Climate Justice for Women in Global South

For more than two decades, equity has been a central concern for international and national climate policy. Climate change poses the greatest threat to those that are the least responsible – generally people that are already vulnerable to deep-rooted challenges such as poverty. Conversely, those who have contributed the most to climate change have a…Read More

PH’s solar chainstop in Asia

PH’s solar chainstop in Asia

The Philippines, leads the solar energy revolution in Asia, according to a Dutch consultancy firm, Solarplaza. The country topped the list in terms of the use of solar photovoltaic systems for electricity generation.Rotterdam-based Solarplaza conducted the study among developing countries in Asia. “The country is still relatively young when it comes to solar development, but…Read More

Energy Trilemm: a critical analysis

Energy Trilemma: a critical analysis

For a moment, imagine yourself without electricity: you can’t cook, you don’t have Internet, you can’t do the all-nighter you need to study for your exams, nor bathe in hot water or wash the clothes in the machine… Our life has changed since mass access to energy (electricity, oil,…) and we are no longer able…Read More