The nexus between Environmentalism and Development: The case of Rampal Power Plant Project in Bangladesh

Nusrat Yeasmin Pushpo, Md. Niaz Morshed
2022 Zenodo  
Environment and development have complex multidimensional nexus. In many circumstances, the struggle to ensure development and environmental protection together in the development projects has been identified. The construction of the Rampal Power Plant in Bangladesh, a coal-based power plant has created a massive academic ripple in the case of the protection of environment and ensuring development. Despite the fact that the Rampal power plant project's goals are to foster the development of the
more » ... country, it has substantial environmental concerns. Therefore, this research uses environmentalism and development as an analytical tool to explain the justification of the development aspects of Rampal power plant project and its environmental impacts. The article reveals that the Rampal power plant project has considerable environmental costs and implications, and the environmental issues should be integrated in any development project in order to ensure sustainable development in Bangladesh.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6409795 fatcat:q6io67li6zgdzdvam5yqdgxdki