The Importance of Adaptation

Report / Paper

The Importance of Adaptation

AUTHORS: Anika Hossain

PUBLISHED DATE

June 2011

RESOURCE

The extreme weather patterns caused by climate change have the most severe effect on people living in poor, developing countries such as Bangladesh, Myanmar and many places in Africa and Asia, which have little resources and finances to protect themselves and their livelihoods against this phenomenon. Natural disasters, brought on by human contribution to the changes in the climatic condition affect urban areas and industries as well. While steps for mitigation are being taken worldwide, the poor countries must think of ways to adapt and use the resources available to them to tackle climate change. Read more: The Importance of Adaptation : http://www.thedailystar.net/magazine/2011/04/02/cover.htm