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2020: a year full of danger

By Farhana Haque Rahman Rome, Jan 6 2020 (IPS) – Let’s face what lies ahead with open eyes: 2020 is going to be a very tough year for the world, and developing countries in particular. The infant decade has already begun with the harbingers of climate disaster as thousands fled to beaches in Australia from raging bush fires, and the ... Read More »

2019: A Year in Review

By IPS World Desk Dec 2019 (IPS) – 2019 will be remembered as the year the climate crisis shook us all. Hopefully, it will also be remembered for the fightback manifested in the spread of mass protests and civic movements against governments and industries failing to respond. Read More »

TK 3.3billion gas burnt a year to boil Dhaka’s water: TIB

More than one-third of service recipients unhappy, it says Dhaka, Apr 17 –Dhaka dwellers have to burn natural gas worth Tk 332.37 crore every year for making water supplied by Wasa drinkable, according to a Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) study. During a survey, 93.0% of consumers reported that they made the supply water drinkable in various ways, of which 91.0% ... Read More »