Application of Regional Climate Model Simulation and Flow Data for Assessing Future Water Availability in the River Jamuna.

Among the multifarious dimensions of climate change, alteration of precipitation pattern with associated changes in runoff and subsurface flow, rise in surface temperature and consequent increase in evaporation rate are sure to have direct impact on the future water availability of major river systems in Bangladesh like the Jamuna. The characteristic trends of historical riverdischarge.. Read More

Perilous Waters: The Changing Context of River Rivalry in South Asia

The author argues that South Asia suffers from a fresh water resource crisis. The author asserts that a water resource rivalry has developed in the region formally grouped as the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The author states that the scarcity of water resources has created rivalries among the SAARC and that such.. Read More


Reading Nature’s Mind: Disaster management by indigenous peoples of Bangladesh

The paper summarizes the traditional means of forecasting and preparing for 17 natural hazards by the indigenous communities of the Southeastern hilly region of Bangladesh, a region not well-understood in terms of impacts of natural disasters. The study records communities’ perceptions of the frequency and severity of hazards over the last decade and identified.

A review of the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis for deforestation policy in Bangladesh

Deforestation in the tropical developing countries is the critical environmental concern to ecologists and environmentalists. Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis is critical to understanding the development path of a nation in relevance to its environment. The dictation of national economic growth to deforestation can be found through the study of EKC. To understand the EKC.. Read More


Cyclones in a Changing Climate: The Case of Bangladesh

This paper integrates information on climate change, hydrodynamic models, and geographic overlays to assess the vulnerability of coastal areas in Bangladesh to larger storm surges and sea-level rise by 2050. The approach identifies polders, coastal populations, settlements, infrastructure, and economic activity at risk of inundation, and estimates the damage versus the cost of several adaptation.. Read More

Forests to Climate Change Mitigation: Clean Development Mechanism in Bangladesh

The general purpose of the study is to find out the means and ways to contribute efficiently to reducing global warming through the forestry options in Bangladesh with the implications of CDM. The specific objectives are: to find out the climate change mitigation options for the forestry sector; to find out the options of biomass.. Read More

forests to climate change mitigation

Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia

  • Lal, et al.
  • 2011

This book addresses an important topic of food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change. Of the 1 billion food insecure people in the world, more than 30% are in South Asia. The problem of food insecurity may be exacerbated by the projected climate change especially because of the water scarcity caused.. Read More

Climate Change Issues and Climate Change Negotiations: An Overview from Bangladesh Perspective

Bangladesh is the innocent victim of climate change due to its low riparian flat coastal landscape and high population density with poor financial capacity to respond to the adverse impact of climate change. Natural hazards like floods, droughts, cyclones and sea level rise are increasing day by day that will push poorer section of the.. Read More


Protocol for Mointoring of Impacts of Climate Change and Climate Variability in Bangladesh

It is now unequivocally established that climate change is a reality, and the adversities of climatic transformations pose one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. Even a cursory observer of recent world events may very well notice the examples of extreme climatic conditions such as the record breaking rainfalls in India, Pakistan or even.. Read More

Climate change, migration and critical international security considerations

The impacts of anthropogenic climate change are expected to lead to large-scale population displacements and migrations in the coming decades, with the potential to create instability and conflict in the most vulnerable regions. An oft-cited prediction by Myers (2002) suggests that climate change and other environmental factors could lead to 200 million people being displaced.. Read More