Protecting the Himalayan Glaciers

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Govinda Ghimire

South Asia is vulnerable to climate change and especially when it comes to the melting of glaciers due to climate change (Global Warming).The role of 'Green Economy ' could play the role to mitigate and adapt the climate change of the region.Kindly share your valuable remark.
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 06:48

Hello everyone, and welcome to Protecting the Himalayan Glaciers. We'll start the event in a few minutes. Please stay tuned and submit your comments and questions using the live chat. You can follow the conversation on Twitter with #MeltingGlaciers
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 06:57

Hello everyone! We will begin the event now. If you have any questions, please submit below. Muthukumara Mani the author of the report and lead economist will take questions. Thank you!
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 07:02
Yann Doignon

Hartwig Schafer Vice President, South Asia Region, World Bank Group: It is clear that melting glaciers diminish seasonal snow and change it – changes in the precipitation pose a significant risk to lives and to livelihoods for communities high up in the Himalayas, but also in the lower ranges.
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 07:08
Yann Doignon

Muthukumara S. Mani, Lead Economist, South Asia Region, World Bank: "No doubt, glaciers are melting all over the world because of climate change.  But glacial melt is of particular significance and concern to South Asia region, especially in the Himalayas."
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 07:12

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