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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.

Doctors on front lines for health and climate

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

4th International Training School on Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC)

Field sampling works begin in Dhaap Lake

Open burning is common in the HKH and a convenient way for farmers to eliminate of large quantities of crop residue. This practice also serves to prepare fields for the next crop cycle – wheat in spring and rice in summer.

Experts from the HKH region discussed efforts to integrate air pollution and climate change mitigation activities in Asia during a side event organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGS), Japan at the ongoing UNFCCC COP21

Experts agree to collaborate on Indus Basin Programme

The Government of Nepal is taking steps towards making Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) a reality. In 2017, the country will discuss PES while working on its 14th National Development Plan.

Knowledge Forum with Dr Rajendra Pachauri: Climate Change in the Himalayan Region and the Way Forward

Climate Change and Variability

Wetlands

rising concentrations of greenhouse gases will have significant implications on

The climate, cryosphere and hydrology of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region have been changing in the past and will change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice

Today, stories of climate change, glaciers melting, landslides, and water scarcity overload our everyday lives. The stories of environmental degradation are so overwhelming that there is a sense that we cannot really do anything about it. Yet, there

Deepening atmospheric research

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