25 Apr 2023 Press releases
Worst April heatwave in Asian history: Scientists urge action to avert catastrophic impacts across HKH

Read in Chinese   With Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar and Pakistan all hit by crippling heat as temperature records were broken across Asia this month, scientists at ICIMOD are urging global governments and businesses to make faster emissions reductions and development agencies to invest greater climate finance in efforts to accelerate adaptation for the region. […]

Air quality plummets in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, and Nepal

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating air quality in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and parts of India. Recent data from our experts reveal hazardous levels of particulate matter (PM), posing a severe risk to human health. In Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, PM2.5 levels exceeded 205 µg/m3 on 11 April […]

3 Feb 2023 Atmosphere
PhD Studentship: The Political Economy of Vulnerability to Air Pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership – ESRC DTP Collaborative Studentship Qualification Type: PhD Location: Birmingham Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students Funding amount: ESRC Studentships Hours: Full Time, Part Time Placed On: 30th January 2023 Closes: 27th February 2023 Apply here   The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social […]

Kathmandu Roadmap jumpstarts collective management of the HKH airshed

Air pollution is a critical development challenge that demands rigorous application of air quality management (AQM) and planning to inform decision making across not just sectors but also geographic boundaries. Multi-country action on air pollution is critical for impactful action to improve air quality throughout the Indo-Gangetic Plains and Himalayan foothills (IGP-HF) airsheds. ICIMOD and […]