Climate Change: Importance for Children in Bangladesh
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Dhaka, Nov. 5 -- Climate change presents one of the greatest development challenges of our time, and it is now clear that the eradication of poverty and inequality cannot be achieved without also addressing the causes and consequences of climate change.
Bangladesh is often considered to be the country most vulnerable to climate change.In addition, Bangladesh has high levels of existing poverty and inequality (43.3 per cent of the population lives below the international poverty line of US$1.25 per day), and low per capita GHG emissions at just one ton per person (compared with nearly 20 tonnes per person in the USA).
Climate change is an issue of vital importance for children, not just because they are one of the most affected groups ri...
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