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Featured sites

The Blue Carbon Portal brings together the latest knowledge and resources on the role of oceans as carbon sinks.

WalkIt provides walking routes between user-defined points in selected British cities, with an estimate of the carbon savings.

Joto Afrika is a series of printed briefings and online resources about adapting to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa.

And finally,

The CoolClimate Art Contest presents iconic images that address the impact of climate change.

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Nepalese Youth for Climate Action
Nepalese Youth for Climate Action

Climate change and Nepal — selected resources in the Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary and on the web
 


In the Cyberlibrary

Addressing the Mismatch in Adaptation Planning in Nepal
Bimal Regmi and Ramu Subedi consider the lessons of the National Adaptation Programme of Action process in Nepal and the role of local and community-based planning.

Status Report of Nepal
The Association for Development of Environment and People in Transition - Nepal presents a status paper prepared for the Copenhagen climate summit in December 2010. Published February 2010

Climate Change and Nepalese Youth
Abhishek Shrestha reports on the role of Nepalese youth in climate change activities. Published February 2009

Building the Resilience of Mountain Communities to Climate Change
A global e-conference on Climate Change and the Himalayan Glaciers was held May 7-30th 2007. Tek Jung Mahat from ClimateHimalaya reports. Published July 2007

Priorities for Nepal
Rakshya Thapa outlines the challenge facing her country in the battle against climate change. Published September 2006

Electric Vehicles in Nepal
Megesh Tiwari discusses the development of the use of electric vehicles in Nepal and current initiatives that are expanding their use across the transport sector. Published May 2006

The Clean Development Mechanism in Nepal
Noora Singh discusses the prospects, the challenges and the viability of the Clean Development Mechanism for Nepal. Published February 2006

Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation in Nepal
Anil Raut presents a summary of the climate change impacts confronting Nepal and discusses adaptation measures that are being undertaken. Published January 2006

Perceptions of Climate Change in the Himalayas
Ngamindra Dahal discusses how climate change impacts are perceived in parts of the Himalayas in Nepal, and proposes activities to reduce vulnerability. Published September 2005


On the Web

Centre for Rural Technology - Nepal
The Centre for Rural Technology is committed to developing and promoting appropriate rural technologies aimed at improving the quality of life and economic conditions of rural peoples.

Himalayan Light Foundation
The Himalayan Light Foundation (HLF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Nepal. HLF's main objective is to improve the quality of the life of the remote population of the Himalayan region via the introduction and use of environmentally-friendly energy technologies.

Nepalese Youth for Climate Action
Nepalese Youth for Climate Action (NYCA) is a coalition of Nepali youth and youth groups formed with an aim to tackle climate change. NYCA works with universities, schools, organizations, and communities at national and international level to protect our future from the threats posed by climate change.

Autogenerated: 12 Apr 2013

Bright Ideas

GE cuts solar costs

General Electric plans to cut solar installation costs by half

Project 90 by 2030

Project 90 by 2030 supports South African school children and managers reduce their carbon footprint through its Club programme

Smart street lighting

Bath & North East Somerset Council in the United Kingdom has installed smart LED carriageway lighting that automatically adjusts to light and traffic levels

Longwood Gardens

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Public Gardens Association are mounting an educational exhibit at Longwood Gardens showing the link between temperature and planting zones

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

The energy-efficient Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel is powered by renewable and sustainable sources, including integrated solar photovoltaics and guest-powered bicycles

El Hierro

El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands, plans to generate 80 per cent of its energy from renewable sources

Remarkables Primary School green roof

The green roof on the Remarkables Primary School in New Zealand reduces stormwater runoff, provides insulation and doubles as an outdoor classroom

Weather Info for All

The Weather Info for All project aims to roll out up to five thousand automatic weather observation stations throughout Africa

SolSource

SolSource turns its own waste heat into electricity or stores it in thermal fabrics, harnessing the sun's energy for cooking and electricity for low-income families

Wave House

The Wave House uses vegetation for its architectural and environmental qualities, and especially in terms of thermal insulation

Mbale compost-processing plant

The Mbale compost-processing plant in Uganda produces cheaper fertilizer and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Frito-Lay Casa Grande

At Casa Grande, Frito-Lay has reduced energy consumption by nearly a fifth since 2006 by, amongst other things, installing a heat recovery system to preheat cooking oil

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Tiempo Climate Newswatch
Updated: April 12th 2013