Publication: Climate Change`

Selected Publications and Unpublished Works of Q. K. Ahmad on Climate Change and Related Subjects

  • Environment, Climate Change and Water Resources, Pathak Shamabesh, Dhaka, August 2017.
  • Sustainable Development under Climate Change and Environmental Stress, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Dhaka, June 2015.
  • “Sustainable Development under Climate Change and Environmental Stress from Accelerated Growth” presented at the first conference on the theme Vision 2030: A Framework for Economic Policy Making and Strategy Formulation in a Pluralistic Democracy, organized by Bangladesh Economists Forum (BEF), Dhaka, 21-22 June 2014.
    “Bangladesh: Sustainable Development with Special Focus on Climate Change – Future Directions” Keynote presentation at the seminar on “Sustainable Development with a Focus on Climate Change: Future Directions”, organized by Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 11 October 2012.
  • GCCA Global Learning Event 2012, Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA), Brussels, Belgium, 12-14 September 2012.
  • “A Review of Rio+20 Outcome and the Way Forward for Bangladesh”, Keynote Presentation at the Roundtable on “Rio+20: Immediate Task for Bangladesh Focusing on Climate Change”, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka 28 July 2012.
  • “Threat to South Asia Caused by Climate Change and Region’s Collective Response”, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 9 January 2012.
  • “Climate Change and Freshwater Resources of Bangladesh”, in Moazzem Hossain, Eliyathamby Selvanathan (eds.), Climate Change and Growth in South Asia, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., UK, USA, 2011.
  • “Climate and Environment: Imperatives for a Common Mission in South Asia”, presented at South Asia Forum on “Integration in South Asia: Moving Towards a South Asia Economic Union”, New Delhi, 8-9 September 2011.
  • “Strengthening Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Regional Cooperation for Mutual Benefit: Focus on Climate Change” presented at BASEF 2011, jointly organized by Dhaka School of Economics (DScE) and Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), 24-28 April 2011.
  • “Global Climate Change and Bangladesh: National Response and Global Responsibility”, Shaheed Engineers Memorial Lecture, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) 52nd Convention, Dhaka, 13 February 2011.
  • “The Outcome of Cancun Climate Change Conference (Cop-16) and Bangladesh”, organized by Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Dhaka, 8 January 2011.
  • “Problems and Issues of Climate Change in Bangladesh and Asia Region, and Cooperation with EU-Global Climate Change Alliance”, keynote presentation at the Inaugural Session of The Asia Conference of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA), organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and European Union Delegation to Bangladesh, Dhaka, 30-31 May 2010.
  • “Responses to Climate Change: Global, National, and Local”, presented at the Staff Training Programme on Water and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Adaptation, organized by the Saciwaters, Hyderabad, India, 5 August 2009, Dhaka.
  • “Climate Change Adaptation: Population, Health and Agriculture”, presented at the Workshop on Population and Climate Change, organized by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 25 July 2009.
  • “Climate Change and Future of Bangladesh”, presented at the conference on Environment and Future Bangladesh, organized by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka in cooperation with the UNFPA, 29 April 2008 (BUP, unpublished).
  • “Climate Change, Flood, and Flood Management: The Case of Bangladesh” in the special issue of The Geopolitics of Land and Water Management in the Deltas of the Asian Monsoon Belt, French Geopolitical Institute of the University of Paris, France, 2006.
  • Climate Change and Water Resources in South Asia, (co-editor), Francis & Taylor, The Netherlands, 2005.
  • Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability—Summary for Policymakers and Technical Summary of the Working Group II Report (Coordinating Lead Author), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi/World Meteorological Organization WMO), Geneva.
  • The Implications of Climate and Sea Level Change for Bangladesh, (co-editor), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 1996.
  • World Environment and Bangladesh—A Review (in Bengali), (co author and editor), BUP, Dhaka, February 1991.
  • “Climate Change and Future of Bangladesh”, presented at the conference on “Environment and Future Bangladesh, organized by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka in cooperation with the UNFPA, 29 April 2008 (BUP, unpublished).
  • “Climate Change, Flood, and Flood Management: The Case of Bangladesh” in the special issue of The Geopolitics of Land and Water Management in the Deltas of the Asian Monsoon Belt, French Geopolitical Institute of the University of Paris, France, 2006.
  • “Flood, Climate Change, and Disaster Management”, presented at the South Asia Water Forum-III (SAWAF-III), organized by South Asia Water Forum-III (SAWAF-III), Dhaka, 13-15 July 2004.
  • “Social Sustainability, Indicators and Climate Change”, presented to the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II and III Expert Meeting on Development, Sustainability and Equity organized by IPCC, Colombo, 27 April-1 May 1999 and published in M. Munasinghe and R. Swart (eds.), Climate Change and Its Linkages with Development, Equity, and Sustainability, published for IPCC jointly by LIFE (Sri Lanka), RIVM (the Netherlands) and World Bank, 2000, pp. 95-108.
  • “The United Nations and Environmental Protection in Bangladesh” in Bangladesh and the United Nations, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Dhaka, September, 1999.
  • “Employment, Livelihoods and Environmental Balance”, 21st World Conference of Society for International Development (SID), Mexico City, Mexico, 6-9 April 1994.
  • “Environmental Study Programme (ESP)—Bangladesh Report” (Coordinator of the Study & Editor of the Report), South Asia Partnership (SAP), September 1990.
  • “Review of Status of Implementation of the Recommendations of the World Commission on Environment and Development, and Further Measures to be Taken in Respect of Asia and the Pacific Region”, prepared as a background document for ESCAP Ministerial Conference on the subject, May 1990.