Louise Gray from the NZ Herald investigates the impact of climate change on Bangladesh. The region was identified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as having the world’s most vulnerable climate.
An excerpt: (read in full here)
“…Bangladeshis are living on the margins, their aim not much more than survival, yet they and others like them will be the centre of attention as world leaders meet in Copenhagen to discuss climate change.”
“Britain’s Department for International Development has warned that a fifth of Bangladesh could disappear if sea levels rise by more than one metre.
“This would destroy crops and livestock, spread disease and leave an estimated 30 million people homeless.”