KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The World Climate Justice Assembly held on the occasion of the ongoing World Social Forum in Kathmandu has concluded that the 'broken' global economic system has 'failed' to benefit developing nations.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: As the temperature of the earth is increasing, it has invited various climate related disasters around the world. In terms of climate risk in the world, Nepal is on the leading list. Every year, floods, landslides, melting and exploding glaciers, heavy rains, floods and fires are increasing.
DUBAI, Dec 2: Nepal hosted a high-level roundtable meeting on the sidelines of the Conference of the Parties (COP) 28 in Dubai on Saturday, with a focus on the theme 'The Message of the Mountains: Who Will Protect Us from the Climate Crisis?'
DUBAI, Nov 29: In the 28th Conference (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the issue of providing financial support to the damages caused by climate change is going to be the most complicated one.
KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Our shared home, Earth, is in crisis due to climate change. The rising temperatures are disrupting the natural systems of our planet. This crisis extends beyond the challenges faced by human existence, affecting animals that depend on Earth as well.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-28) just around the corner, climate change experts have advocated for a separate dedicated ministry or agency specifically to deal with the climate change issue in Nepal. The COP-28 is set to convene in Dubai from this Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Civil Society organizations have hailed UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ visit to Nepal saying that it marked a significant step in fortifying global cooperation in addressing the pressing issues faced by the world's most vulnerable nations.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: A recent scientific study has uncovered the alarming cost of climate change, estimating that approximately Rs 2.13 billion (equivalent to 10.6 million US dollars) is being lost every hour due to extreme weather events caused by rising global temperatures. This study marks the first comprehensive estimate of the economic damage resulting from human-induced climate change.
KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Despite the pressing global challenge of climate change and its severe implications for Nepal, the recently released concept paper of the 16th Periodic Plan by the Nepali government has omitted any mention of climate change. This glaring omission has raised concerns among experts and officials who consider it both unnatural and unexpected, given Nepal's vulnerability to climate-related disasters.
KATHMANDU, Sep 8: In an alarming turn of events, Earth's surface temperature has shattered previous records over the past three months. From June to August this year, the planet's average surface temperature soared to 16.77 degrees Celsius, surpassing the norm by 0.66 degrees.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: It's monsoon time. Air pollution has decreased due to rain. Although there is not much discussion, an international report has shown that air pollution in Nepal has a serious impact on public health leading to a significant reduction in the average life expectancy of Nepalis.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Mustang and Manang, regions known for their rain shadow status due to limited rainfall, have been grappling with an unexpected surge in heavy rains and subsequent floods. This perplexing occurrence has prompted experts to delve into the underlying causes, sparking debates over whether it is linked to a climate crisis or other factors.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Deepening the intrigue surrounding Mount Everest, the depth of snow on its summit has long captured the curiosity of researchers and mountaineers. Past studies have yielded inconsistent and uncertain results regarding this remote and towering peak.
KATHMANDU, July 6: On Monday, a significant milestone was reached as the planet experienced its hottest day since the start of daily temperature records. The Earth's surface reached a maximum temperature of 17.01 degrees Celsius, surpassing the previous record of 16.9 degrees Celsius set in August 2016.