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Climate Change in Bangladesh Confronting Impending Disasters. von Rasid, Harun (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 26.11.2013
  • Verlag: Lexington Books
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Climate Change in Bangladesh

Climate Change in Bangladesh: Confronting Impending Disasters is a comprehensive analysis of climate change impacts on Bangladesh, followed by a review of measures for confronting the manifested threats of climate change on the people and environment of Bangladesh. Using an integrative approach, the authors blend their own work on indigenous adjustments to climatic hazards in Bangladesh with an analysis of the role of modern engineering intervention and disaster management policies in alleviating these hazards. There is also an emphasis on the environment and people of coastal Bangladesh who are at risk of inundation due to global warminginduced sea level rise. Thus, in addition to analyzing main climatic disasters at some lengthtropical cyclones (hurricanes), floods, droughts, and sea level risekey topics of human dimensions of climate change include climate change victims, climate refugees, climate justice, public policies on climate change, and a sample of adaptation measures for living with the rising sea levels.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 26.11.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780739183540
    Verlag: Lexington Books
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