Monsoon Climate: Bangladesh

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  • Bangladesh (Monsoon Climate)
    • About
      • Tropical wet monsoon climate
      • Population estimated to be over 155 million
      • One of the most densely populated countries (1102 people per km2
      • One of the poorest nations in the world
        • Least prepared to face climate change
        • Likely to be seriously effected by global warming
    • Predicted effects
      • Temperature increase of 1.5-2.0°C by 2050
        • Warmer sea temperature
          • More frequent and severe cyclones in wet season
        • Annual precipitation increase of 10-15%
          • More frequent and severe cyclones in wet season
          • Increased precipitation
      • Annual precipitation increase of 10-15%
        • Increased precipitation
      • 20% increase of river discharge
        • Increased glacial melt
      • Significant rise in sea level
        • Increased glacial melt
        • 15% of total land area inundated by salt water by 2050
          • An estimated 13-30 million people could be displaced
            • Rice crop fall by at least 30%
            • Possible political instability between two countries from migrants
      • An estimated 13-30 million people could be displaced
        • Rice crop fall by at least 30%
        • Possible political instability between two countries from migrants
      • Coral reef damage
        • Rare marine species effected (dolphins, turtles)

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