Bangladesh’s central bank recommended not opening up more opportunities for new banks, but the government thought otherwise.
Research into banks' charitable activities shows a strong interest in disclosing donations made the the ruling family's causes.
Stilt houses to help cope with floods in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Climate change will certainly affect Bangladesh but claims of climate change refugees are premature.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg announce plans to ratify the Paris climate deal, which could be severely weakened by a US change of heart.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced plans to ratify the Paris climate agreement, a day after US participation in the treaty was thrown into dought by Donald Trump's election victory.
We thought Malcolm Turnbull had nailed his colours to the mast on climate policy - but maybe not.
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Malcolm Turnbull has said coal will be important for "many decades to come" – joining a long line of prime ministers who talked big on climate policy but found themselves talking up fossil fuels.
Over the next 20 years, one global strategy will help to shape our cities. Here's what it says about women.
Trump and Clinton may have lots to say in the debates, but they aren’t saying much about climate.
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The US presidential debates have been largely silent on climate, but it wasn't always the case.
We hear a lot about the marvellous science going on at CERN. But what goes on behind the scenes?
Cooking chicken livers until they're just pink may be on trend, but you're playing Russian roulette with your health if you eat them.
Australian wind energy has been under a cloud for much of its decades-long history.
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Skirmishes over funding for renewable energy research are just the latest battle in a saga that stretches back to the early 1980s – years before the public became widely aware of the climate threat.
The average user is a male in his 20s.
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Today, there are more than 20 cryptomarkets selling illicit drugs, or more than 55 if single-vendor markets are included.
An increasing number of companies have well-being policies, but some can do more harm than good.
Defying borders with education.
Could European based British University campuses offer international and UK home students a chance to escape fee hikes and travel restrictions after Brexit?
It’s quiet out there, too quiet.
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There's been a deafening silence in recent Australian elections over the environment. But it hasn't always been the case.
Low cholesterol. Ka-ching! Glucose control. Ka-ching!
Pay-for-performance for doctors works brilliantly ... but only in theory.
How early did Australia’s fossil fuel industry know about the greenhouse effect?
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American firms were warned about global warming way back in 1968. And Australia wasn't far behind, despite the slow pace of action in the decades since.
Senator Ian Macdonald, pictured here speaking against the carbon tax in 2014, has since described human-induced climate change as “farcical and fanciful”.
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After fighting the 1990 election on a stronger climate platform than Labor, the following two decades saw an ebb and flow of climate scepticism in the Liberal Party, which still continues today.
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It's often a case of 'lies, damned lies and statistics' when it comes to many surveys and opinion polls.
Prime Minister Bob Hawke opening the General Assembly of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Perth, November 1990.
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The National Archives of Australia today released selected federal cabinet records for 1990 and 1991. They reveal intense battles over Australia's domestic climate targets and, above all, a palpable determination that Australia not damage its coal revenue.
Climate campaigners take to Sydney’s streets in 2009.
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Thousands will take to the streets across the world ahead of the Paris climate summit - but how much difference have the past 25 years of climate marches made?
Ice-T performing at a music festival.
Californian rap and jazz poetry may sound like an odd mix – but both are rooted in historic inequalities