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Friday, November 22, 2019

Leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast

New York, 22 September 2019 - The world’s leading climate science organizations have joined forces to produce a landmark new report for the United Nations Climate Action Summit,...

From heatwaves to rising seas: How trees defend us

It is common knowledge that planting trees tackles the causes of climate change by absorbing carbon emissions. Less known is the fact that forests...

Why was Karnali Multipurpose Project stopped ?

kathmandu - Though a feasibility study was conducted by spending over a billion rupees for the construction of Karnali Multipurpose Project—which was imagined 60...

A decade of renewable energy investment, led by solar, tops USD 2.5 trillion

The decade of investment (2010-2019) quadruples renewables capacity from 414 GW to about 1,650 GW Solar capacity alone will have risen to more than...

Melting glaciers can cause water crisis in mountainous region: Experts

Kathmandu - Experts and scientists have warned that Himalayan region will see a serious crisis of water due to the melting of glaciers. Glaciologist Tenzing...

Kathmandu Valley residents anxiously waiting for water of Melamchi

Kathmandu - As the monsoon season has already begun and the water level in the rivers have increased. Heavy floods and landslides triggered by...

More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: report

Geneva - More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published...

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report

Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It...

Integrating Green and Gray Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

"Integrating Green and Gray – Creating Next Generation Infrastructure" is a joint report from the World Bank and the World Resources Institute (WRI) that...

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions

Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely...