Why hasn’t it rained this winter?

Why hasn't it rained this winter?

8 January, Kathmandu. Even in the first week of January, there is no severe cold in Kathmandu. If we compare with last winter then it should be raining at this time. Snowfall in the Himalayas and cold wave in the plains will remain mild. Although it is winter time, the weather is not like winter. … Read more

‘Nowadays more helicopters fly over the mountains than birds’

'Nowadays more helicopters fly over the mountains than birds'

24 November, Pokhara. The world’s highest peak (8,848.86 m) Mount Everest is located in Solukhumb, Nepal. From the same area, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa first reached the summit of Mount Everest in 050 Baisakh and became the first Nepalese Mount Everest climber. After the reorganization of the state, the government renamed the municipality as Khumbu Pasangalamu … Read more

Montreal Conference on Biodiversity: How is Nepal preparing?

Montreal Conference on Biodiversity: How is Nepal preparing?

14 November, Kathmandu. The 27th United Nations Conference on Climate Change was held in Nepal in the last week of October amid general elections. (Police 27) been widely discussed. It was reported that at least 76 Nepalese, including journalists, along with government representatives, non-governmental organizations and campaigners, have come to Egypt to directly participate in … Read more

In Dadeldhura too, the effect of rising temperature is a challenge for the farmers.

In Dadeldhura too, the effect of rising temperature is a challenge for the farmers.

31 October, Dadeldhura. “Earlier the inhabitants of the Terai used to climb the mountains to escape the cold. But now you cannot see that. Instead, the inhabitants of the mountains have started coming to the plains saying that it is fit for living. Bhuvaneshwari Saud, 81, of Amargarhi Municipality-5 of Dadeldhura, experiences that the weather … Read more

‘Avatar doesn’t ask us to vote, it reminds us what we’re missing’

'Avatar doesn't ask us to vote, it reminds us what we're missing'

New York. The pop-culture landscape in 2009 looked different than it does now. Television programs were mostly watched on TV. Tiktok released the famous song of singer Kesha, but last year only two hits of Marble Cinematic Universe were released. James Cameron wanted to dominate the multiplexes by showing ‘Avatar’, the science-fiction epic. The film … Read more

Water supply to 1.5 billion people will be safe only if the mountains are safe: Finance Minister

Water supply to 1.5 billion people will be safe only if the mountains are safe: Finance Minister

29 August, Kathmandu. Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that only by protecting the mountains of Nepal, the drinking water required for 1.5 billion people in the world will be protected. He said this while presenting his views on behalf of Nepal in the meeting of ministers of Asia Pacific region held in South Korea … Read more

How is it possible to declare a ‘climate crisis’?

How is it possible to declare a 'climate crisis'?

August 24, Kathmandu. As the date of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP-27) draws near, the Ministry of Forests and Environment is planning to attract the attention of the world by declaring a ‘climate emergency’. Forest and Environment Minister Pradeep Yadav said that during the discussion to decide on the issues to be … Read more

Energy minister urges Norway to help mitigate climate change risks

Energy minister urges Norway to help mitigate climate change risks

March 9, Kathmandu. Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Pampa Bhusal has urged Norway to help reduce the risk of climate change. During a meeting with Norway’s Ambassador Torun Drumdal in the ministry on Wednesday, Minister Bhusal said that Nepal is facing new challenges due to climate change. During the meeting, Minister Bhusal said, “The … Read more

Climate friendly projects started in Madhes, Karnali and Far West

Climate friendly projects started in Madhes, Karnali and Far West

March 21, Kathmandu. Nepali Youth Project has been started in Madhes, Karnali and Far Western Provinces for eco- and climate-friendly development. The four-year-long project, in partnership with Youth Innovation Lab, Restless Development Nepal, Creation and CDMS, was formally launched on Friday. According to the Youth Innovation Lab, this project will create employment opportunities in Madhes, … Read more

The impact of climate change: from building houses to apple farming

The impact of climate change: from building houses to apple farming

March 15 Manang. The heavy rains in June and July last year have caused a lot of damage. It usually rains in the Himalayan region where there is no rain and the rainfall is very less. The mountainous region of Manang has started building permanent homes after the snowfall began to coincide with climate change. … Read more

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