Coal plant threatens world's largest mangrove forest - and Bangladesh's future
Rahman, Mowdud; Aitken, Greghttp://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2986635/coal_plant_threatens_worlds_largest_mangrove_forest_and_bangladeshs_future.html
Date Written: 2015-12-10
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18498
As COP21 reaches its endgame, there are plans to build 2,440 coal-fired power plants around the worl. Their completion would send global temperatures, and sea levels, soaring. Yet Bangladesh, the world's most 'climate vulnerable' large country, has plans for a 1.3GW coal power plant on the fringes of its World Heritage coastal wetlands.