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Half of world’s glaciers to ‘disappear’ with 1.5C of global warming – Carbon Brief

Half of the world’s glaciers – frozen reservoirs supplying three-quarters of the global water supply – could “disappear” by the end of the century under 1.5C of warming, a study concludes. Even if the world is successful in meeting its…

Why is Climate Finance a Focus Area for Nepal? – Myrepublica

The Himalayas are warming at 0.3-0.7°C faster than the global average due to a situation called ‘Elevation Dependent Warming’. At the current course, the mountains will lose two-thirds of permanent ice. A major portion of the Himalayas lies in Nepal which…

Nepal Fights Deforestation, and Wins

KANKALI COMMUNITY FOREST, Nepal — The old man moved gingerly, hill after hill, cutting dry shrubs until he was surrounded by trees that had grown from seedlings he had planted two decades ago. He pointed to a row of low…

Explainer: COP27: How climate change impacts countries around the world – Reuters

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 9 (Reuters) – While delegates at the COP27 climate conference discuss the shared problem of climate change, each country will face its own challenges and threats. In February, the U.N. climate science agency released a major…

Arctic Circle moots Himalayan Council to prevent global warming; India not amused – Deccan Chronicle

NEW DELHI: Arctic Circle, a non-profit organisation promoting international dialogue among countries surrounding the North Pole, has mooted a similar initiative for the Himalayan region with the UAE leading the efforts in this direction.The Arctic Circle Assembly, held in Reykjavik…

Katmandú tuvo agua de grifo unas semanas. Pero el agua se secó tras una catástrofe climática

MELAMCHI, Nepal — Todo comenzó con un aumento repentino de temperatura: 5 grados Celsius, alrededor de los glaciares himalayos. Después, vino la explosión: una avalancha de hielo derretido que descendía a un ritmo de 9,5 millones de litros por segundo,…

Kathmandu Finally Got Tap Water. After a Climate Disaster, It Was Gone.

MELAMCHI, Nepal — It started with a sudden spike in temperature, nine degrees Fahrenheit, around the Himalayan glaciers. Then came the explosion: a deluge of melted ice racing down at a rate of 2.5 million gallons per second, unleashing a…

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Melting glaciers: We need to keep an eye out on these states, Union Territories

There are 25 glacial lakes and water bodies in India, China, and Nepal that have seen a 40% increase in water spread area since 2009. They pose a great threat to seven Indian states and Union Territories and need to be monitored closely

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