Nepali farmers are finding that environmentally friendly cultivation methods increase yields -- and also help them adapt to rising temperatures and increasingly erratic rainfall.
A changing climate, rather than natural causes, is the main reason for Alaska’s glacier loss, which is set to speed up, U.S. scientists say.
Massively increased ice melt in the high Himalayas because of climate change could seriously jeopardize the flow of water for billions of people in Asia.
Powerful voices in finance and the armed forces are warning of risks of increasingly extreme weather events causing billions of dollars of damage and potentially igniting humanitarian disasters and regional conflicts.
Air pollution is a lethal problem in Kolkata and other parts of India -- and it is helping to melt the not-so-eternal snows of the Himalayas, scientists say.
There have been dire warnings about melting glaciers in the Himalayas leading to falling flows in some of Asia’s major rivers. Now scientists are turning some of their original research on its head.
Most of the world's glaciers are retreating more slowly than the few that are shrinking fast. But new research confirms that almost all of them are losing mass.