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Disasters in Mountains: Increasing Catastrophes in Indian Himalayas

Added by Climate Himalaya on December 11, 2012 at 13:26 — No Comments

Mountain Voice-Issues Those Matter In Himalayas

Added by Climate Himalaya on December 11, 2012 at 13:22 — No Comments

Mountain Voice-Issues Those Matter In Himalayas

This is an introductory video of Mountain Voice project of Climate Himalaya, that advocates the need of better planning and implementation strategies in the Himalayan Mountain region of South Asia. The Mountain Voice' is a multimedia series of Climate Himalaya that captures the experiences, thoughts and opinions of people, practitioners, policy makers and researchers on various climate linked issues in the Himalayan region of South Asia. In this series we interact with people to record their…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on October 15, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

Education And Livelihood Disconnect In Himalayan Mountains

Added by Climate Himalaya on August 17, 2012 at 14:18 — No Comments

Reflections to Reviews: Climate Adaptation in Mountains

A set of quick reflections and reviews in context to socio-economic and environment development in the Himalayan region towards ongoing climate debate, environment issues and development…

Since 2010, with a larger vision to serve as link between practice, science, policy and decision making towards climatic adaptation and sustainable mountain development Climate Himalaya’s actions were focused towards climate conscious ness and advocating for appropriate national and regional…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on June 7, 2012 at 12:45 — No Comments

Economic Growth And Mountain Footprints

Added by Climate Himalaya on June 7, 2012 at 12:41 — No Comments

Science And Policy Disconnect In Himalayas

Added by Climate Himalaya on June 7, 2012 at 12:38 — No Comments

Mountain Women And Climate Adaptation

Added by Climate Himalaya on May 31, 2012 at 18:26 — No Comments

Education And Livelihood Disconnect In Mountains

Added by Climate Himalaya on May 31, 2012 at 18:12 — No Comments

Launch of Mountain Voice Project in Himalaya

The Climate Himalaya, has formally launched its Mountain Voice project during the Indian Mountain Initiative summit held on 25 May 2012 at Gangtok, Sikkim in India. 'Mountain Voice' is a media initiative of Climate Himalaya (CHI) that captures the experiences, thoughts and opinions of people, practitioners, policy makers and researchers on various climate linked issues in the…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on May 27, 2012 at 2:30 — No Comments

Climate Change A Reality: Durban Takes On Equity And Glaciers In Himalaya

This UN conference on climate change (COP) remained a place where the people from around the world discuss, debate and come to a conclusion on various confronting issues our communities  face around the world on climate change. In this note I am  trying to discuss three important aspects of this conference on climate change research, fair and equitable emission deal and climate financing.

In COP 17 we observed three types of actors; the political, scientific and activists, while each…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on May 12, 2012 at 4:05 — No Comments

A Global To Region Perspective: Raising Mountain Voice At Durban !

K N Vajpai: Writes on the expected outcomes from Durban Climate Change Conference (CoP 17)in terms of growing momentum of action and alarm bells from new researches. His discourse is about the meager role played by the leaders from most vulnerable regions like Himalayas and Andes during this…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on May 12, 2012 at 4:03 — No Comments

ISRO: 75% of Himalayan glaciers retreating

A comprehensive study of Isro satellite images reveals 75% of Himalayan glaciers are on the retreat, with the average shrinkage being 3.75km during the 15 years under study. The grim findings come after raging controversy over claims in the 2007 IPCC report of Himalayan glaciers disappearing by 2035, which were later retracted. The project... Read Full Post>>

Added by Climate Himalaya on May 26, 2011 at 3:42 — No Comments

Himalayan Mountains are not only water towers but much more than that: Dr. Pachauri

In a summit Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC said that we should not only consider Himalayan Mountains as water towers but they are much more than that in terms of biodiversity, culture, beautiful places, among others. He stated that given the mistake IPCC’s had [...] Read Full Article>>

Added by Climate Himalaya on May 26, 2011 at 3:41 — No Comments

Black and White: Carbon

For last few months the black carbon issue is being highlighted in Himalayan region, with a viewpoint that it will have adverse impact on human health, air quality and on various ecosystem functions. It is said that, there is sheer need of various local and international efforts to reduce the emissions and cope the situation.

In one of the regional consultation held in…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on March 26, 2011 at 6:15 — No Comments

Inviting disasters

Worldwide 214 river basins host 40 percent of world’s population and Himalayas with huge stocks of water in the form of snow and ice, are biggest source of surface fresh water in frozen form, after Polar ice caps. Himalayan region consist of extremely fragile ecosystem, and source to 10 major Asian river systems, on which over 1.3 billion people rely for sustenance, water,… Continue

Added by Climate Himalaya on March 26, 2011 at 6:13 — No Comments

Who Cares-God can only save them..

During January, I wrote an article on the preparedness of our government and agencies in disaster preparedness (Link>>) in Himalayan region of Asia. And  now we could see the nature’s fury in earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, and how helpless one… Continue

Added by Climate Himalaya on March 26, 2011 at 6:10 — No Comments

Effective Resourcing to Address Climate Change-Experiences from Himalaya

In the recent Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform (http://bit.ly/9rCs7C ) 21-22 October 2010 in Bangkok, a civil society representative from Bangladesh highlighted that, “the NGOs in Bangladesh are flooded with Climate Adaptation Funds”. This statement is an indication that availability and access to adaptation funds is less of an issue for this country and that the more important issue is the careful monitoring of the use of such fund and…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on December 15, 2010 at 13:03 — No Comments

International Mountain Day 2010 and Himalaya

Many of us celebrated Mountain Day on 11 December 2010. Our congratulations to all of you on this occasion, with the hope that we all could highlight the vital and omni-connectedness of Mountains around the world. We feel that, mountains and its communities will be recognized important as well as vulnerable on various fronts. We have covered the ongoing events around the world on this occasion at:…

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Added by Climate Himalaya on December 13, 2010 at 5:05 — No Comments

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