Carbon Crunching At Low Price For The Benefit Of Advanced Nations

Jul 25th, 2011 | By
Dr. Sudhirendar Sharma India

Sudhirendar Sharma: Tucked up in the middle Himalayas, farmers in the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh will crunch atmospheric carbon to help rid the Spaniards of their climate woes. Over the next two decades, over eight lakh tons of carbon dioxide equivalents are likely to be sequestered in over 4,000 hectares of variedly degraded agriculture

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Asymmetric Security Challenges

Jul 24th, 2011 | By
Prof. Hasnain

Syed Iqbal Hasnain : The predominance of bureaucracy and coalition politics in India since 1989 has stunted the growth of strategic thoughts in India. As a consequence, the country does not have a grand strategy or template for its security. That is precisely the reason India is pursuing a highly reactive foreign policy Whenever it

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Sanitation Highlights from Himalaya

Jul 11th, 2011 | By
Sanitation Quest in Himalaya

As part of Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Policy Advocacy efforts on various Climate Change issues,  we  are highlighting the sanitation and pollution embedded scenario across Himalayan region. It includes the garbage coming from a house to one dumped by municipality/ urban local body, and from our various religious practices to tourist influx adding the muck. We

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Opinion Poll: Developing Knowledge on Mountain Ecosystem in Himalaya- Effectiveness

Jun 14th, 2011 | By

Full Discussions on Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Poll and Response graph (%): Behaviour Change Communication Group at Linkedin Question: Do you agree with the statement-“International agencies adequately developed Knowledge on Ecology and Sustainable Development in the Mountain Ecosystem of Himalaya” ! Gautam Majumder • I do not agree on the statement fully, partially they may share

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World Environment Day in HIMALAYA-2011

Jun 1st, 2011 | By
World Environmet Day Logo

In this section we covered the Celebration of World Environment Day on 5 June 2011 across Himalayan Region. It covers news from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and  Pakistan. About WED: World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. WED activities

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Black And White: Carbon

Apr 6th, 2011 | By
A leaked report says carbon dioxide is the biggest cause of climate change, far outweighing natural causes. Photo: Reuters

K N Vajpai:  Since over last few months the Black Carbon issue is being highlighted in the Himalayan region by various international and region agencies, with the viewpoint that it will have adverse impact on the human health, air quality and on various ecosystem functions. It is said that, there is urgent need through various

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