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What’s funny about air pollution? It turns out there’s a lot to laugh about – and a lot to learn – when a popular comedic duo joins forces with scientists to create a telefilm on the issue.
The SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme has spurred innovative ways to help decision makers do everything, from expanding banana production to monitoring forest biomass from the sky.
The symposium included a lawmakers’ session that brought together ministers and Members of Parliament from India’s mountain states and Bangladesh to discuss transboundary cooperation. Representatives from European and Southeast Asian countries
contribute, including open fires, vehicles, cook stoves,
Air pollution and the problems associated with it have gained the attention of people in the Hindu Kush Himalaya and the world at large. As more studies reveal the linkages between air pollution and human health, more people have started paying
The Himalayas: Upstream but Downwind
18 Oct. 2015 at 8:50 pm in Nepal Television
The REDD Implementation Centre (RIC), a body of the Nepal Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (MoFSC), is responsible for the development and implementation of REDD readiness activities. It is currently piloting emission reduction measures in
one of the world’s first carbon offset projects involving local communities in monitoring the carbon in their forests, the project provides valuable global learning on how to build the capacity of local stakeholders in implementing carbon
Improving understanding of emissions of air pollutants within and upwind of the HKH region
Knowledge Forum with Prof V. Ramanathan: The Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalayan-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution
Air pollution has become part of life for people across large parts of Asia. Thick smog chokes cities and their inhabitants as black exhaust from diesel engines clogs the air on daily commutes.
Over the past decade, concern for the changes wrought on ecosystems and livelihoods by climate and other changes has prompted greater awareness of the importance of this valuable resource for mountain people and downstream populations. However,
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Using GIS to address water scarcity problem in Bangladesh
Emission is a major determinant of air quality, and improving quantification and characterization of emission sources in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is one of the main goals of the Atmosphere Initiative of the International Centre for
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) meets in Kathmandu to tackle air pollution