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Knowledge Forum with Prof V. Ramanathan: The Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalayan-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution

Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalaya-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution

as it is the world over. Global warming is further exacerbating

In late February 2017, David Molden, ICIMOD’s Director General, attended a workshop organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Cátedra del Diálogo y la Cultura del Encuentro (Chair of Dialogue and Culture of Encounter) at the

Nature camp is a long-term strategy to provide nature-based experiences to all school going children at least once during their schooling.

Twenty-three Myanmar government officials were trained on ‘Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Mapping and Monitoring of Glacier’ 25 - 29 July 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

Wetlands

to a few decades — and a warming influence on climate. The main SLCPs are black carbon, methane and tropospheric ozone. Aside from

A three-day Nature Conservation Camp for greening the young minds was organised by ICIMOD (through REDD+ Initiative Programme) in collaboration with National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) 28 – 30 January 2016 at the Biodiversity

Rangelands

The starting point of the paper is that the concept of climate refugees is flawed. As numerous studies have highlighted, it builds on a simplistic understanding of the interaction between ecological conditions and socio-economic processes; it

With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.

ICIMOD is pleased to announce a ground-breaking journal article “Assessment of permafrost distribution maps in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region using rock glaciers mapped in Google Earth” published in the prestigious journal The Cryosphere.

Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Published in Daily Times Global warming: Hindu Kush regions the hot spot of Global warming, says Bosan 28 Nov 2014, Published in The Express Tribune Seminar on climate change starts in Islamabad 27 Nov 2014, Published in The News

Published in Daily Times Global warming: Hindu Kush regions the hot spot of Global warming, says Bosan 28 Nov 2014, Published in The Express Tribune Seminar on climate change starts in Islamabad 27 Nov 2014, Published in The News

Part of the climate change experienced in the Himalayan region is a result of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2), which can remain in the atmosphere and impact the climate for centuries.

Mountain ecosystems are global resources and need global support to offer global solutions. This was the central thread of the first Mountain Day event, organised by the Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

and have shown increase in warming, and perhaps sooner, than the rest of the

People in the region have taken a great interest in air pollution. The risks of air pollution affecting people may be the main reason for this increase in interest about air pollution in Kathmandu and the country at large.