Category: Climate & Conservation

Introduce effective e-waste management system through PPP: Speakers

Speakers at a workshop on Tuesday have demanded an effective e-waste management system, knowledge creation and recycling of the wastes through public private partnership (PPP) schemes. The workshop styled “Efficient Use of Digital Technology and Effective E-Waste Management in Bangladesh” was participated by NGOs, CSOs, journalists, women and youths, said a press release. Quoting data ascertained…

Speakers for comprehensive policies to address e-waste management

Speakers at a discussion Tuesday demanded comprehensive policies addressing the increasing problem of electronic waste (e-waste) and its management. They said e-waste which is increasing at the rate of 20 per cent every year in Bangladesh contains highly toxic chemical components contaminating soil, groundwater and air, as well as affect the workers and the community…

Climate Insurance for a dead man: UN Climate Change Conference

(Originally published on the UN Climate Change Conference Blog. Read the original post here) The adverse impacts of climate change are already threatening communities around the world. Over the last century the level of carbon dioxide has increased by 25 per cent. Developed countries are mainly liable for the climate crisis. And this problem is devastating…

Water Crisis and the Future of the Water System in Bangladesh

VOICE  conducted a critical and analytical review on the state of the water system in Bangladesh entitled ‘Water Crisis : Strategies for Bangladesh Water Future’ in 2006. The objectives of the study were to critically analyze the overall water situation and build up linkages between the policies and projects based on the theory and practices…