Matthew Savage

Delhi temperature changes

Change in temperature 2046-2065

Average maximum temperatures in Delhi for mid-century are expected to increase in the range of 0.6-2°C and 2.2-4.2°C depending on the...

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livelihoods - climate adaptation.

Livelihoods

The sectoral and health impacts of climate change are expected to have negative effects on livelihoods in terms of employment, income and consumption (including food security), and result...

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ecosystems - climate adaptation.

Ecosystems

One of the main impacts will be the loss of the Sundarbans, the coastal mangroves on the Western coast, the habitat for several valuable species which act as a barrier against storm surge...

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flooding - climate adaptation.

Flooding

Bangladesh is located on a floodplain of three major rivers and their tributaries. One-fifth of the country is flooded every year, with up to two-thirds in extreme years, due to...

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infrastructure - climate adaptation.

Sea Level and Infrastructure

A 1 m rise in sea level would inundate 18% of Bangladesh’s total land, directly threatening 11% of the country’s population. Impacts would be mostly around Dhaka and Khulna region....

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agriculture - climate adaptation.

Agriculture

Bangladesh’s economy is primarily agricultural, accounting for 63% the labour force and 35% of GDP. The North- and South-western regions are drought-prone, with late arrival or early...

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