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Sea level rise and coastal climate risks in Bangladesh

March 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Webinar showcasing new science to inform policy and promote climate change resilience

Supported by the Asia Regional Resilience to a Changing Climate (ARRCC) programme ahead of COP26

Date: 11 March 2021

Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm (Bangladesh time) / 1.30pm-3.30pm (GMT)
Where: Online


Welcome by Dr Joseph Daron (Met Office)
Opening remarks from Judith Herbertson (FCDO Bangladesh)
Part 1: Innovations in science and research: Recent work on sea level rise and coastal climate risks
Chair : Prof Saiful Islam (BUET)
Speakers: Ben Harrison (Met Office), Bushra Duti (IWM), Dr James Savage (Fathom), Dr Laurence Hawker (University of Bristol), Prof Saiful Islam (BUET)
Part 2: Embedding new evidence in policy and planning: Panel discussion with open Q&A
Chair: Tamara Janes (Met Office)
Panellists: Prof Saleemul Huq (ICCCAD, IIED), Prof Jason Lowe (Met Office), Dr Md. Mizanur Rahman (Bangladesh Water and Development Board)
Closing remarks from Dr Joseph Daron and Prof Saiful Islam