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By Joseph Hanlon,Manoj Roy,David Hulme

Living in a low-lying and densely populated state at the entrance line of weather switch, Bangladeshis are taking a lead in adapting to emerging temperatures and campaigning to restrict weather swap. worldwide warming will irritate this country's present environmental difficulties – inflicting an increase in sea point, extra flooding and improved, extra destructive cyclones.

Bangladeshis be aware of what's coming, and the way to reply, simply because they're already successfully struggling with environmental and social demanding situations. Cyclone shelters and caution platforms have reduce the fatality price dramatically; new types of rice have raised foodstuff degrees; women's schooling has slowed inhabitants development; land is being raised to reply to sea point upward thrust. Bangladeshis will maintain their heads above water, yet at large expenses. Will the industrialised international locations minimize their greenhouse gasoline emissions and pay for the wear and tear they've got already done?

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