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The Atmosphere Initiative

11 Feb 2020 News
Reliable data generation through improved air quality monitoring skills within the HKH

Rising emissions of air pollutants from urban, industrial, and rural sources have been steadily affecting the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) ...

4 Oct 2019 News
Building air quality monitoring skills within the HKH to ensure reliable data generation

ICIMOD’s Atmosphere Initiative together with government counterparts (the Department of Environment in Nepal and the National Environment Commission in Bhutan) ...

16 Jul 2019 News
South–South learnings for future collaboration in air quality and health research in the HKH

Day 1 of the workshop was dedicated to the existing literature on air quality and health, whereas Day 2 focused ...

22 May 2019 News
Knowledge brokering and policy engagement through the CCAC to address atmospheric pollution

The CCAC is the first global effort to treat pollutants as a collective challenge. Formed in 2012, it is a ...

9 Apr 2019 News
Air pollution research into use

ICIMOD responds to key research questions at the local to regional level, generating highly technical air pollution-related data in a ...

28 Nov 2018 News
Government of Nepal and ICIMOD Initiate Localization of Environmental Agenda and Issues at Provincial Level

The convention provided a national platform to deliberate on environmental issues (affecting air, water, and land), and is expected to ...

20 Nov 2018 News
Valley Mayors Commit to Clean Valley Air

The two-hour event included experts’ briefings on the current scientific understanding of air pollution, on the possible solutions that municipalities ...

14 Dec 2017 News
HKH Features at UNFCCC COP 23

During another side event on 7 November, representatives from the two ends of the geographical spectrum, the small islands and ...