Week 50 of Climate Awareness


Highlighting the fact that Nepal faces high impacts of climate change despite being a low emitter of the greenhouse gas emissions, Chitra Rekha Basyal, a student of Forestry urges all 3 tiers of the government to strengthen the resilience and adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities to climate risks and hazards.

According to Pooja Bhusal, 21, from Province 5, deforestation is one of the most critical environmental issues which need urgent action. Its causes are soil erosion, increase in greenhouse gases whereas its consequences are floods and even outbreak of diseases like malaria. Hence, she highlights the need of awareness campaigns, afforestation and compensation.