LDCs, despite contributing minimally to climate change, bear the brunt of its devastating consequences due to their vulnerability. Graduation further exacerbates this vulnerability by curbing access to vital international support measures imperative for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
By Arup Rajouria Aug 23, 2023
Nepal's success in enabling wild tiger populations to recover is part of a wider global push to boost wild tiger populations. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are at least 40 percent more tigers in the wild than there were in 2015.
By Arup Rajouria Aug 08, 2023
The Melamchi Water Supply Project is a stark example of the risks of large-scale infrastructure projects in mountainous regions like Nepal, where human induced climate change-induced landslides are more prevalent, particularly during the monsoon season. The project was halted after its head works were damaged by a landslide caused by heavy rainfall.
By Arup Rajouria Jul 28, 2023
Here in Nepal, we face our own unique challenges due to human induced climate change. The changing climate in Nepal has already begun to affect various aspects of the country, including water resources, ecosystems, agriculture, and urban areas.
By Arup Rajouria Jul 17, 2023
Nepal relies on hydropower for its energy needs, and the country has invested heavily in this sector. However, climate change is impacting water resources and energy security, which could have a significant impact on Nepal's economy.
By Arup Rajouria Jul 12, 2023