The NDC also targets to expand energy mix focussing on renewable by 20% by 2020, achieve 80% electrification and reduce dependency on fossil fuels by 50% by 2050 through effective mass public transportation, increase the share of electric vehicle up to 20% at 2010 level by 2020, and maintain 40% of the total area of the country under forest cover
By Batu Uprety Aug 18, 2018
The Declaration also recalls the statements, ideas, concerns, perceptions, and interest of the key speakers, paper presenters, session chairs, commentators, and participants; and accords high attachment to the Province 2 campaign to 'educate girls, save girls' and make the Province 'clean and green'
By Batu Uprety Jul 21, 2018
Along with rapid urbanisation, growing markets and waste management practices, countries have faced challenges from plastics both in land and water. Of the 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastic produced globally over the past decade, only 9% is estimated recycled and 79% accumulates in landfills. Use of plastic bags was estimated at one million per minute in 2011.
By Batu Uprety Jun 16, 2018
The SBI 48 and SBSTA 48 have over 20 and 15 agenda items respectively. In SBs agenda, Nepal's interest will be, inter alia, on national communications, nationally determined contributions, clean development mechanism (CDM), mitigation actions in forest sector, agriculture, LDC matters, national adaptation plans (NAPs), climate finance, capacity building, gender, and Nairobi Work Programme.
By Batu Uprety May 04, 2018
The Government led the LAPA formulation process with support from DFID in generating ideas, conceptualising and piloting the LAPA framework. Implementation of the NCCSP in 14 districts with support from DFID and EU proved that LAPA works well.
By Batu Uprety Apr 22, 2018
Climate change is continuously and increasingly challenging the life and property of Nepali people and ecosystems, thereby making more people climate vulnerable. Increasing amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions at the global level has increased temperature
By Batu Uprety Oct 27, 2017
Senior officials of State Government of India, namely Himanchal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Uttarakhand, and experts from India, Nepal and Pakistan, including ICIMOD experts participated in the event designed to share CCA experiences in Indian States with focus on State Action Plan on Climate Change
By Batu Uprety Jul 23, 2017
The LAPAs were talked much in some events. The LAPA was conceptualised in May 2009 during the inception workshop of the National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) project and the Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE), the UNFCCC focal poi
By Batu Uprety Feb 24, 2017
Finally Nepal secured over US$ 80 million for climate resilience programs to implement NAPA prioritized programs. One of the components of the country-specific Strategic Program on Climate Resilience (SPCR) was mainstreaming climate risk management i
By Batu Uprety Dec 16, 2016