“I expect as one of the most critically important member state of the United Nations and as one of the fastest growing economy, India should be responsible to address climate change so that they will soon have universal and meaningful climate change agreement in Paris in December,” Ban said during his tour in India.
“Nature does not wait for us. It is us ‘human beings’ who have to take the lead to ensure sustainable development. Climate change is a defining issue of our time. I count on the leadership of India in our ongoing efforts to address the climate change issues. ”
Started in year 2010, ‘Climate Himalaya’ initiative has been working on Mountains and Climate linked issues in the Himalayan region of South Asia. In the last five years this knowledge sharing portal has become one of the important references for the governments, research institutions, civil society groups and international agencies, those have work and interest in the Himalayas. The Climate Himalaya team innovates on knowledge sharing, capacity building and climatic adaptation aspects in its focus countries like Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Climate Himalaya’s thematic areas of work are mountain ecosystem, water, forest and livelihood. Read>>