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Politics of climate change put corporations in tough spot

The polarizing politics of climate change have forced companies to choose between supporting the Trump administration’s deregulation policies that could boost profits or opposing them to win over environmentally conscious consumers. That dynamic played out again Thursday when President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency sought to revoke regulations on methane ...

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43 people killed in last 24 hours due to rapidly rainfall

Floods and landslides triggered by rapidly  rainfall have killed at least 43 people, displacing settlements and disrupting vehicular movement. Of the deceased, 18 are females and 25 are males, said Nepal Police. The downpour created havoc killing at least 43 people in the last 24 hours. At least 20 have been ...

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Heavy snowfall in several districts

Feb 28, 2019- Past few days Incessant snowfall has affected life in several districts across the country . Because of heavy snowfall, transportation, telephone and electricity services have been disrupted, leaving local people in a lot of stress. Transport service between Kathmandu and Hetauda has come to a halt since ...

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Due to the Snowfall tourist were stranded

Feb 8, 2019- After the heavy snowfall in high altitude settlements of mountain districts and rain in other various places since Wednesday night have affected life nationwide. Transportation of both airway and roadway has been disrupted in Humla, Mugu, Dolpa, Mustang, and Manang due to the snowfall. In Mustang, hundreds ...

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Precipitation occurs in most parts of country

Kathmandu, Jan 23: Precipitation including snowfall has been taking place in most parts of the country due to the influence of the Westerly wind. The rain brought by the Westerly wind in the western part of the country since the day before yesterday has reached the central and eastern parts ...

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Avalanches, accidents bring Europe’s winter death toll to 21

Heavy snow paralyzed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking avalanches like one that crashed into a Swiss hotel and killing at least four more people Friday. Workers at the Hotel Saentis in eastern Switzerland spent Friday shoveling out hip-deep snow after a 300-meter (330-yard) ...

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Oceans warming faster than expected, set heat record in 2018 -scientists

The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018 in a trend that is damaging marine life, scientists said on Thursday. New measurements, aided by an international network of 3,900 floats deployed in the oceans since 2000, showed more warming since 1971 than calculated ...

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Delhi residents spend Christmas indoors as smog emergency reaches fourth day

Many Delhi residents were forced to spend Christmas indoors this year as air quality remained at “severe to emergency” levels for a fourth day, in the Indian capital’s worst smog crisis this year. Senior officials predicted the severe pollution would last another three days due to unusually stagnant and cold air. ...

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Tarai districts in the grip of inclement weather

Life has been adversely affected due to the cold wave sweeping across the Tarai for the past four days. Rautahat district, in particular, has been badly hit. Movement of people in the chowks, towns and markets, among other places, has come down significantly with the sudden dip in temperature. The ...

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Climate talks inch forward in Poland, may go thru weekend

Bleary-eyed after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries on Friday discussed the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at the UN climate talks in Poland, mindful that the clock was ticking to reach a deal. Anticipating the need for more debate, organizers prepared to hold the ...

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