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Landscape Forum [16-17 Nov]
Global Landscape Forum 2015
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.
Japan Side Event [19 Nov]
A commonly used construction material in Nepal, brick is produced in approximately 1,000 kilns around the country, attracting investment worth USD 3.6 million. Across the country, kilns take an informal approach to production management and deal
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a half-day stakeholder validation workshop on the national action plan for short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) mitigation on 26 May 2017. The workshop was organized
Short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) are those climate enforcers that have relatively short atmospheric lifetimes but are major contributors to the anthropogenic global greenhouse effect after carbon dioxide (CO2).
ICIMOD responded by working with kiln owners to rebuild in ways that not only improve seismic strength, but can trim coal consumption by up to 30 per cent and reduce the emission of harmful pollutants.
Partners and Scientific Collaborators
and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)’s Brick Kiln Initiative, ICIMOD aims to achieve significant reductions of black carbon and other emissions from brick kilns, which are responsible for substantial air pollution in
Global water resources are facing increasing pressure from climate change and rising consumption. This problem is especially acute in the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains, which are home to 210 million people and provide water to over 1.3 billion
News - Cryosphere Initiative
The air in Kathmandu is extremely polluted, with fine particles (PM2.5) being the major cause of concern. If you ask the average resident where all the pollution is coming from, many will point the blame at vehicles. But when we look for ways to
A study of particulate matter (PM10) in ambient conditions was initiated in January 2016 by the Atmosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Chitwan, Nepal. The study will help further the