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CLIMATE CHANGE: A CHALLENGE OR A CALL FOR BEING TOGETHER?

The word “Land” has a significant meaning to me as it reminds me my country Bangladesh that has nurtured me with its fresh breeze and evergreen trees. I can say a lot describing the natural beauty of my land. However, I am afraid that whether the next generation will be able to describe it because my sweet homeland is now at the risk of being the victim of climate change. According to the “YOUTH SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE-SWITZERLAND 2005,” by the next 100 years, one-fifth of Bangladesh is going to be submerged under water by displacing about 20 million people. As a daughter of Bangladesh, this prediction threatens my environment, my home and my life - all those are the core of my existence! Climate is one of the most imperative shades for our existence. Our existence will be threatened if there is no affable environment for us to subsist. Of note, in our earth, already the consequences of climate change are detectable due to global warming that is significantly caused by the excessive emission of carbon dioxide. In order to save my land from the brink, a “Green Revolution” is required as recently the prime minister has attended a meeting, headed by the UN secretary Ban Ki-Moon, to get assistance of the developed countries. Can I dream my next generation is enjoying the green Bangladesh, which makes me feel proud to say “My Bengal of Gold, I love you?”

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FAHMIDA YESMINE's picture

Read this

Hi Everyone,
I have posted my writing about how I feel about the word land. I have mentioned about the issue or niche Climate Change.
I wanna hear your comments.

Waiting for all of your comments.

Thanks.
Fahmida Yesmine

sunita.basnet's picture

Beautiful piece

Sure, you can imagine your greenary motherland. fahmida this is a beautiful piece. I love to read more from int he future. Keep writing. AUW are goign to rock in Pulse wire.

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

Mwierenga's picture

Continue writing and describing

Fahmida,
I feel that describing your land through your writing can help persuade people to notice. It seems those connections are really what leads to action! Telling this story over and over and over again.

I want you to continue to dream for the next generation to enjoy the green Bangladesh!
Thank you for giving us the window to see what is and what could happen without significant action.
Marlies

FAHMIDA YESMINE's picture

Thank You Ms. Marlies

Hi Marlies,
Thanks for your kind reply. Yes, climate change is really a crucilal issue. We all need to be aware about this. I think a GREEN REVOLUTION is necessary to save the whole world. It is not only the developed or developing country who need to take the responsibility, it the whole world who need to get together to save the earth from the harsh grasp of global warming.

Through my writing I just wanted to share what I feel about my country as well as the whole world as we all are connected with each other through globalization.

Thanks again.
Fahmida Yesmine
Asian University for Women, Bangladesh

FAHMIDA YESMINE's picture

I hope so Sunita!!!!!!

Hi Sunita,
I also want to hope that my country will be safe from the consequences of climate change.
Actually, not onlyl my country, but also the whole world.

Thanks for your inspiration.

Fahmida Yesmine
Asian University for Women, Bangaldesh

Deepti's picture

Best wishes !!

Dear Fahmida,

It good to read your land. I am also in your land now and I love this land too. I also get frightened with that news but what will happen will happen and our duty is just to accept it. The only thing we can do is just wish for the best and do the good things. I hope that we can get chances to see your country green everyday.

so stay calm....

With kind regards,
Deepti Bista
AUW

FAHMIDA YESMINE's picture

Lots of thanks!!!

Hi Deepti,
Lots of thanks for your comments and wishes.

I have read just read your writing. That is very interesting. I think each and everyone of us has the feeling and inner love for our homeland or motherland, and it is innate.
Wherever we go, wherever we stay, it is our homeland that attracts us to go back there.

Again, I would like to thank you.

Best wishes,
Fahmida Yesmine
Asian University for Women

Fatima Waziri's picture

I love the way you made the

I love the way you made the connection between home and land and global warming. Indeed global warming is a global issue and we should all play our parts by living green.

Peace!
Fatima

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