In 2016, global GDP growth was 3.1% but emissions showed signs of stabilising, growing by only 0.4%. This means carbon intensity – emissions per dollar of GDP – fell by 2.6% in 2016. Carbon intensity
About 18 per cent of Bangladesh land will go under water and much of the Maldives would submerge following sea level rise at certain level, 'World Development Report 2010: Development and Climate Change' released yesterday in advance of the December meetings on climate change in Copenhagen said.
The rising temperature may result in significant reduction in the Gross Domestic Product of Bangladesh which is part of the Himalayan system, apart from the risk the country is facing of losing 18 per cent of its land due to the rising water level of the oceans.