KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Minister for Forests and Environment, Dr Birendra Mahato, spoke of the need for the government and non-government sector to coordinate efforts in the agenda of climate action.

Growing a Green Economy

November 17, 2023 09:30 am

As part of the green economy, Nepal has adopted the Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development (GRID) approach to address slow domestic job creation, high vulnerability to climate change and environmental degradation, low rates of inclusion, and large infrastructure gaps for long-term green growth, climate action, and sustainable development for all.

BEIJING, Nov 15: China and the United States have agreed to launch a working group on climate cooperation, both countries said Wednesday, ahead of a United Nations climate summit this month.

Global collaboration is necessary for effective climate action, and the difficulties we confront shouldn't stop us from working toward this objective. To cut greenhouse gas emissions, move to a low-carbon economy, and prepare for the effects of climate change, the world must cooperate.

The Sino-American race to zero

January 5, 2021 08:15 am

Climate action has become yet another front in the competition between the world’s two largest economies. Who will cross the net-zero-emissions finish line first?

NEW YORK/MADRID, Dec 12: Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019.

Global trade’s bright future

November 20, 2019 09:35 am

Keeping climate change in check will require reducing the carbon footprint associated with global shipping, which accounts for the bulk of world trade

LONDON, Oct 17: Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of a London Underground train, video on social media showed.

Together against climate crisis

October 15, 2019 01:30 am

Kathmanduites collectively bemoan the declining luster of the mountains we are so proud of. There isn’t anywhere else to point for this scourge but climate change

BERLIN, Sept 27:Tens of thousands of mostly young people marched to New Zealand’s Parliament on Friday, kicking off a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swift action on climate change.

STOCKHOLM, Sept 25: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was named on Wednesday as one of four winners of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award, known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.

NEW YORK, Sept 22: Millions of youths and school students marched on the streets around the world on Friday to draw the attention of their governments for climate action, ahead of the 74th General Assembly of the United Nations.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Vice President Nand Bahadur Pun, who is currently visiting Austria, attended a special event held to mark the 40th anniversary of the Vienna International Center in Vienna, on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, who is currently on a visit to Austria, held a bilateral meeting with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen in Vienna on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun on Sunday morning left home for Austria to attend the R20 Austrian World Summit to be held in Vienna on May 28.

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