Issue 03 – Security implications of climate change in Bangladesh and its response

Rupak Bhattacharjee
December 2015

From an environmental perspective Bangladesh continues to be in the ‘eye of the storm’ as it faces diverse daunting challenges from cyclones to sea-level rise. The country has drawn the attention of the international community for the enormity of threat posed by climate change and steps undertaken by the government to reverse their impacts. In a major development on September 29, the United Nations (UN) conferred Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the “Champions of the Earth” (Policy Leadership category) award for 2015.

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