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NASA chief to talk climate here

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on September 29, 2010

ekantipur By Anil Giri

KATHMANDU, SEP 28 –
The issue of climate change and its effects on Himalayan glaciers is becoming a cause of concern for the world’s environmental and scientific community. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is showing keen interest in building the at-risk mountain communities’ regional capacity for adapting to the climate change.

NASA’s Administrator Charles F. Bolden is arriving here on Oct. 1 to attend a weeklong high-level symposium on fostering regional and international cooperation to promote the use of and access to earth observation for improved scientific knowledge and understanding to support adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. The HKH is the only reservoir of Read the rest of this entry »

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