Climate change adaptation actions in Bangladesh / edited by Rajib Shaw, Fuad Mallick, Aminul Islam. - Japan : Springer, c2013. - ix, 420 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Climate Change: Global Perspective.- Climate Change Impacts, Scenario and Vulnerability of Bangladesh.- Sea Level Rise and its Impacts in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh.- Urban Poverty, Climate Change and Health Risks for Slum Dwellers in Bangladesh.- Integration of Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Social Protection in Bangladesh: Contemporary Views and Experiences.- National Adaptation Programme of Action.- Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plans.- Multi Hazard Vulnerabilities of the Coastal Land of Bangladesh.- Equity and Justice Issues for Climate Change Adaptation in Water Resource Sector.- Gender and climate change: Impacts and coping mechanisms of women and special vulnerable groups.- Agriculture Adaptation in Haor Basin.- Agriculture Adaptation in Coastal Zone of Bangladesh.- Livelihood Adaptation in the Drought Prone Areas.- Coastal Livelihood Adaptation in Changing Climate: Bangladesh Experience of NAPA PriorityProject Implementation.- Coastal Ecosystem based Adaptation: Bangladesh Experience.- Adaptation Technologies in Practice and Future Potentials in Bangladesh.- Habitat and Infrastructures: A Localized Approach to Resilience.- Community Based Adaptation: Theory and Practice.- Bangladesh Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review.- Planning "Exceptionalism"? Political Economy of Climate Resilient Development in Bangladesh. Table of contents

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This book outlines climate change adaptation actions in Bangladesh, covering the impact of sea-level rise on health; strategy and action plans; socio-economic consequences and adaptive applications Read more...




9784431542483 (hard cover : alk. paper) 4431542485 9784431542490

2013939616

Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects. Climatic changes -- Bangladesh.

QC903 / .A27 2011

363.73874561 / CLI 2013

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