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Rethinking governance

Posted On: August 22, 2017

Rethinking governance Stories of Nepali families devastated by earthquakes, floods, droughts, and other hazards will proliferate in the future read more

Let the Alleghenies be in museums

Posted On: August 21, 2017

Let the Alleghenies be in museums

  • The sooner we marshal human endeavors to delink economic systems from carbon burning, the better
  The Allegheny Steam Locomotive at The Henry Ford...

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Adaptation challenges

Posted On: August 21, 2017

Adaptation challenges

  • Continuous rise in average temperature will lead to more extreme heat conditions, posing threats to many South Asians
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The air we breathe

Posted On: October 17, 2016

Published on: Oct 9, 2016 The Kathmandu Post- Her eyes were teary. She felt a little bit of tightness in her heart. Her breathing became heavy. No, she was not suffering from a broken heart and she did not have mental anxiety either. Like many other residents of Kathmandu, she was showing some health symptoms of t...

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Groundwater quality and depletion in the Indo-Gangetic Basin mapped from in situ observations

Posted On: October 5, 2016

Groundwater abstraction from the transboundary Indo-Gangetic Basin comprises 25% of global groundwater withdrawals, sustaining agricultural productivity in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Recent interpretations of satellite gravity data indicate that current abstraction is unsustainable1, 2, 3, yet these large-scale interpretations lack t...

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Identification and analysis of uncertainty in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in South and Southeast Asia

Posted On: October 5, 2016

Abstract
This paper addresses the mainstreaming of uncertainty in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) using as a case South and Southeast Asia, a region highly vulnerable to a wide range of natural disasters. Improvements in the implementation of DRR and CCA at the community and regional leve...

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Half a degree

Posted On: October 5, 2016

Sep 18, 2016- In an effort to curb the life and livelihood threatening changes to the global climate trajectory, 195 nations signed the Paris agreement on climate change last year. Through this agreement, countries have pledged to maintain the average global temperature rise to “well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels” while “pursuing efforts...

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Let the Alleghenies be in museums
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Adaptation challenges
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Deceive, deny, delay
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The air we breathe
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Half a degree
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Making it through the storm
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