Nepal | August 18, 2019

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  • Nepal’s forests: Selling carbon credits

    Nepal, like any other developing country, now could sell carbon credits in the global market by way of reducing its contemporary deforestation and degradation rates...

  • Nepal’s forests: Selling carbon credits

    Nepal, like any other developing country, now could sell carbon credits in the global market by way of reducing its contemporary deforestation and degradation rates...

  • Asia Pacific Summit: Full text of the Prime Minister’s statement

    Addressing the Asia Pacific Summit in the capital city today, PM Oli stated that Nepal's peace process has shown how dialogue, consensus, mutual respect, and cooperation help settle conflict successfu...

  • Family forestry: Not out of woods

    The shrinking of forest cover in Nepal due to various reasons has emerged as a major concern. In this context, promotion of family forestry, or private forestry, can hugely contribute in maintaining f...

  • Losing the land: Soil erosion and degradation

    According to a United Nations-backed study, a third of the planet’s land is severely degraded and fertile soil is being lost at the rate of 24 billion tonnes a year....

  • Sustainable farming: Agro-forestry in Nepal

    Agro-forestry isn’t a new practice; it has been in practice since ancient time in Nepal. Shifting cultivation, an example of AFS dated back to Neolithic period around 7000 BC, is still in extensive ...

  • Temperature increases: Negative impacts

    Infants and elderly people are more vulnerable to illness and cannot withstand hot temperature and poor air quality....

  • TOPICS: Improving soil quality

    Those who are involved in agriculture business are either farmers, support organisations or the government....

  • Greenwashing climate crime: Conflicts of interests

    They did so mainly for two reasons: to buy a climate clean image in the public and to gain substantial influence inside the halls of the COP....

  • Agro-forestry in Nepal: Multiple benefits

    Burgeoning climate change (CC), population growth, inaccessible and degrading forests and lands, high demand and costly management of forest products have precipitated interest in Agro Forestry (AF)....

  • Govt prioritises clean, renewable energy

    The Environment-Friendly Local Governance Framework developed by the Government of Nepal has prioritised promotion of renewable and clean energy and energy efficient technology, Increase of greenery t...

  • Draft INDC made public for comments

    The ministry of population and environment today made public a draft of the country’s nationally determined contribution, which identifies the actions the government intends to take under the recent...

  • US, EU start ‘clean energy economy’ talks

    WASHINGTON: The United States and the European Union opened high-level talks Wednesday aimed at boosting chances of switching "to a clean, sustainable energy economy," US...

  • Co2 can be locked away!

    NEW YORK: Scientists in New York have touted an experimental plan to lock carbon dioxide gasses underground and prevent big polluters like China and the...

  • Oz up for clean coal

    CANBERRA: Australia has launched what it described as a major initiative to develop clean coal technology, saying it could play a major role in reducing...