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

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

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

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

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

Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh is NOW!

The record-breaking low temperature the region was experiencing when I started to write the article. Bangladesh experienced its lowest temperature ever. The northern part of the country recorded on average 2.6°C and the southern part of the country is 10°-12°C. Not only that, last decade, Bangladesh has experienced an extreme change in climates such as…Read More