Green-house gas mitigation capacity of a small scale rural bio-gas plant calculations for Bangladesh through a general life cycle assessment

Calculations towards determining the greenhouse gas mitigation capacity of a small-scale biogas plant (3.2 m3 plant) using cow dung in Bangladesh are presented. A general life cycle assessment was used, evaluating key parameters (biogas, methane, construction materials and feedstock demands) to determine the net environmental impact. The global warming potential saving through the use of biogas as.. Read More

Social, hydro-ecological and climatic change in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh

  • Roy, et al.
  • 2017

This study investigates the historical development of the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh through the lens of human-delta co-evolutionary system. The change process of social and hydro-ecological systems is described based on the drivers–pressure–state–impact–response (DPSIR) framework. The multiple physical and socio-economic drivers such as climatic change, upstream development, geologic process, land use change-affected river flow,.. Read More

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Impact of Dam on Flow Regime and Flood Plain Modification in Punarbhaba River Basin of Indo-Bangladesh Barind Tract

Punarbhaba river basin of Indo-Bangladesh (5265.93 sq. km) is an evident example of hydrologically and ecologically modified river since 1992. One dam was installed over Dhepa River in 1992, which is main water supplier to Punarbhaba River at Birganj (25°51′46″N and 88°39′52″E) in Bangladesh. Since then, flow character of the river has changed as well.. Read More

Defining and Predicting Heat Waves in Bangladesh

This paper proposes a heat wave definition for Bangladesh that could be used to trigger preparedness measures in a heat early warning system (HEWS) and explores the climate mechanisms associated with heat waves. A HEWS requires a definition of heat waves that is both related to human health outcomes and forecastable. No such definition has.. Read More

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Pond Management System Among Small Farmers in Khulna, Bangladesh

Pond management is one of the most critical aspects in aquaculture production. The mass production of aquatic species need a systematic approach starting from the selection of species and fry, pond preparation, equipment, water management, feeding schedule, material and maintenance. This chapter focuses on the pond management among small farmers in Khulna Bangladesh. The analysis covers.. Read More

Climate change and forced migrations: An effort towards recognizing climate refugees

The scientific community has long urged for the broadening of the refugee term, which remains identical since the 1951 Refugee Convention, despite strong evidence showing connections between forced migration and climate change. Even though the concept of climate and environmental refugees is not legally recognized, the discussion concerning these definitions is increasing. Furthermore, with the.. Read More

Planning for Adaptation in Bangladesh: Past, Present and Future

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Bangladesh has been carrying out adaptation planning and implementation for over a decade and has gained much experiential knowledge. Based on the lessons learned the next steps need to ensure that adaptation to climate change is now mainstreamed into national and sectoral development plans, instead of keeping adaptation planning as separate parallel process. This paper.. Read More

The identification of banker’s perception toward indicators for the adoption of green banking in Bangladeshi scheduled commercial banks

The study demarcates the middle-level banker’s perception regarding the green banking in Bangladesh. A total number of 30 samples are taken from the scheduled banks of Bangladesh. The factor analysis has been conducted to identify the major components and most influential indicators which have exactitude power to the adoption of green banking. The study indicates the.. Read More

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ADAPTATION TECHNOLOGY IN BANGLADESH

This is the first publication of the Gobeshona Sub-group on Adaptation Technology offers an introduction into the country context of Bangladesh with regard to climate change adaptation. The purpose of this report is to capture and document some interesting adaption technologies that have already been developed and are being put in use in different parts.. Read More

Socioeconomic conditions and health hazards of brick field workers: A case study of Mymensingh brick industrial area of Bangladesh

  • Das, et al.
  • 2017

The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of brick kilns on socioeconomic conditions working environment, hazards and risk associated with each of the tasks as well as the negative effect of hazardous work of brick field workers. A semi-structured survey has been served as the main data collection method from the different.. Read More

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