The Sunderbans, spreading across Bangladesh and West Bengal, is fast emerging as the climate change flashpoint of the globe.

Agricultural productivity is waning in the biodiversity-rich Sundarbans owing to changing climate and ‘development deficits', according to a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environmen

Planned development of Dhaka is a must to combat climate change challenges, including rehabilitation of climate refugees, said ministers and experts at an international seminar in the city yesterda

The world's governments and relief agencies need to plan now to resettle millions of people expected to be displaced by climate change, an international panel of experts said on Thursday.

The effects of global environmental change, including coastal flooding, reduced rainfall in drylands and water scarcity, will almost certainly alter patterns of human migration. Conventional narratives usually cast these displacements in a negative light, with many millions of people forced to move, and tension and conflict the result. Our study suggests that the picture is not so one-sided.

Planners and urban experts on Sunday warned that climate change and sea level rise would displace 30 per cent of country’s population who would be forced come to the cities for their survival.

Under pressure: millions of people are moving to places that are more vulnerable to environmental disaster, including the Dharavi slum in Mumbai

The first decade of the 21st century was the hottest since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Global warming is real and, if present trends continue, its possible effects worry publics and governments around the world. Could it foster armed conflict for resources such as food and water? Will
Western armies be increasingly called upon to mitigate the effects of natural catastrophes, humanitarian disasters, and floods of refugees?

The world must invent new ways to protect people driven from their homes by climate change without copying safeguards for those uprooted by wars or persecution, the head of the U.N.

As the planet warms, floods, storms, rising seas and drought will uproot millions of people, and with dire wider consequences. Barack Obama, collecting his Nobel peace prize, said that climate change