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Millions of deaths linked to fine particulate matter pollution: Study

Nanyang Technological University 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

A study led by researchers from NTU Singapore revealed that fine particulate matter from 1980 to 2020 was associated with approximately 135 million premature deaths globally. In the study, premature deaths refer to fatalities that occur earlier than expected based on average life expectancy, resulting from preventable or treatable causes such as diseases or environmental factors. […]

Climate change: A terrible disaster is coming to Bangladesh

Executive President of South Asian Climate Change Journalists Forum Karamat Ullah  Biplab

Climate scientists and environmental experts fear that Bangladesh’s crop production may decrease by 50 percent by the year 2050 as a result of climate change. They think that new types of diseases will also spread in this. They said these things at a joint national seminar of Zoom Bangladesh Youth Foundation, Ocean Network Express and […]

Effective role of mass media needed to meet challenge of climate change: Speakers

সাউথ এশিয়ান ক্লাইমেট চেঞ্জ জার্নালিস্ট ফোরাম

The speakers at a seminar called upon the media to play an effective role in implementing the government’s plan to deal with the challenges of climate change. They said that the issue of facing the challenges of climate change is global. Bangladesh is not out of it. The government has adopted the Mujib Climate Prosperity […]

The failure of the COP-28 conference and our future

South Asian Climate Change Journalist’s Forum (SACCJF) COP 28 Dubai Activity

Asaduzzaman Shamrat: The 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP) recently concluded United Nations Global Conference on Climate Change, has come to an end. For the first time countries have been called upon to move away from fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal. A day after the scheduled time, the conference ended […]

SACCJF mourns the death of Famous climate scientist Dr. Salimul Haque

Famous climate scientist Dr. Salimul Haque

World renowned climate scientist and member of the United Nations Scientific Advisory Board Professor Dr. Salimul Haque died today while undergoing treatment in Dhaka. South Asian Climate Change Journalist Forum-SACCJF mourns his death. President of the SACCJF Ashish Gupta, Executive President Karamot Ullah Biplob &  General Secretary Assaduzzaman Shamrat in a condolence message mentioned that […]

Landmark report on impacts of disappearing snow and ice in the Hindu Kush Himalaya – current emissions path threatens two billion people and is accelerating species extinction

Most accurate assessment of changes to the Asia high mountain cryosphere to date warns of grave consequences for human life and nature. Peer-reviewed study from leading mountain institute finds that Hindu Kush Himalayan glaciers disappeared 65% faster in 2011–2020 compared with the previous decade. Report warns policymakers need to prepare for the cascading impacts of […]

Assistant general secretary of SACCJF received best Environment Journalist of Nepal award

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Kathmandu, Nepal : Assistant general secretary of  South Asian Climate Change Journalists’ Forum, Mr.  BhismaRaj Ojha has bagged this year’s (2023) best environment journalist by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt.of Nepal on the occasion of world environment day on 5th June, 2023. He received 50,000 rupees cash and a certificate. Minister for environment and […]

State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2023

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JENNIFER J. SARA {World Bank.Blog} Carbon markets and mechanisms have steadily evolved since the first State and Trends report was published 10 years ago. The share of global emissions covered by carbon taxes and emissions trading systems (ETSs) has grown from 7% to around 23%.  Jurisdictions continue to introduce new carbon pricing instruments, such as Indonesia’s ETS this year, and […]