Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Migration in Bangladesh

12:00 pm on Wednesday, February 14, 2018
1:30 pm on Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Pardee Center, 67 Bay State Road
Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Bruce Anderson (BU Department of Earth & Environment) will set the stage with an overview of the physical climate change impacts in Bangladesh. Sabbatical Scholar Prof. Pallab Mozumder (Florida International University) will discuss the policy options for responding to the threat of climate change in the country’s coastal regions. Finally, 2017 Graduate Summer Fellow Calynn Dowler (PhD candidate, BU Department of Anthropology) will talk about on-the-ground implications and how local people are coping with the challenges of natural disasters, resource scarcity, and migration.