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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Nepal and India need cooperation to reduce effects of climate change

Kathmandu-- The effects of climate change can be minimized by reducing the greenhouse emissions if Nepal and China exchange the renewable energy, experts in...

Climate Change Policy Draft Building on Learning

The draft policy neither reviews the state of implementation of the Climate Change Policy 2011 nor considers the most relevant policies of the then...

Survey finds 97% of climate science papers agree warming is man-made

Overwhelming majority of peer-reviewed papers taking a position on global warming say humans are causing it Our team of citizen science volunteers at Skeptical Science...

Over 50,000 affected in Sri Lanka due to dry weather conditions

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center said on Monday that over 50,000 people were affected by the severe dry weather conditions prevailing across...

Rice may be cheap, but production comes at a cost

Walk into pretty much any corner shop, market or supermarket in the world, and there is one product you are guaranteed to find: rice. Inexpensive,...

Climate change roasting Himalayas and biodiversity

Kathmandu-- The impact and effects of climate change accelerating around the globe have started to appear directly in Nepal's Himalayan region. While observing Nepal’s Northern...

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said...

New Environmental Conservation Act will curtail the role of Department of Environment

Kathmandu-- The Ministry of Forest and Environment has tried to limit the role of Department of Environment in the new Environmental Conservation Act-2075. The role...

Bhaktapur witnesses snowfall after 12 years

Bhaktapur : Bhaktapur city has witnessed snowfall after 12 years. Various areas in the Kathmandu Valley, including Bhaktapur has seen snowfall since this morning. Normal life...

Peatlands store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests

World Wetlands Day on 2 February is a chance to highlight the vital role of peatlands in mitigating climate change. “Strategies that address climate change...