Bangladesh achieved tremendous development success since the early 1990s based on a dynamic private sector that responded well to trade, investment and financial sector deregulation (Ahmed 2017).
Bangladesh has made important progress in a number of areas relating to environmental management but this has not matched the progress with the growth and poverty reduction agenda.
Bangladesh is a strong actor in the effort to reduce global carbon emission. This is appropriate as it faces a major adverse burden from global climate change. Although per capita carbon emission is low, total carbon emission in Bangladesh is growing.