Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: Bangladesh

8 world cities that could be underwater as oceans rise

"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."

1,200 dead, 41 million affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh and...

Although the monsoon is an annual event, this year’s rains have been considered far worse than usual, and people are blaming climate change for making things much worse.

Fourth Blogger Murdered in Six Months

A fourth blogger has been murdered in Bangladesh in the past six months. "How many more bloggers must be murdered before the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina acts decisively to stem the violence and impunity?"

Third Blogger Hacked to Death within 3 Months

On Tuesday, a blogger was ambushed and hacked to death on his way to work in Bangladesh. Reportedly on a list of targets compiled by Islamic extremists for assassination, he was the third blogger to be killed for supporting science and reason over religious fundamentalism.

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NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

California assemblyman kills fossil fuel divestment bill

The bill would have required the state’s two enormous public pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but it was squashed by a Democrat who has taken money from oil and gas companies.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?

Organizers are reeling yet determined following Supreme Court’s dangerous expansion of gun rights

After celebrating the Senate’s gun control legislation, advocates are planning new actions in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry.

China will decide the outcome of Russia v. the West

Is Putin the face of the future or the final gasp of the past?