climate change

During recent years we have received large amounts of information about how increased environmental temperatures are modifying prominent features of our planet. The general public is particularly aware of glacier melting in the poles and at high elevation mountains. However, there is...

Pledges by most of the world’s countries on climate change are likely to lead to less than 3C of global warming over the century, analysis of the data by...

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has estimated that 20 to 30 percent of the world's species are likely to be at increased risk of extinction as a result of climate change. Other estimates have suggested that 15 to 37 percent of species may be committed to...

After the second WMF2014 which took place in Cusco, Peru, the WMF 2016 will present an opportunity for mountain stakeholders to share lessons and experiences on past activities in sustainable mountain development and to discuss challenges and opportunities for SMD in the future...

It turns out that Asia's glaciers are shrinking fast. Scientists have found along the Tien Shan, Central Asia's largest mountain range, glaciers have lost a staggering 27 percent of their mass and 18 percent of their area during the last 50 years.

Glaciers play an important...

It turns out that Asia's glaciers are shrinking fast. Scientists have found along the Tien Shan, Central Asia's largest mountain range, glaciers have lost a staggering 27 percent of their mass and 18 percent of their area during the last 50 years.

Glaciers play an important...

Scientists are getting a better look at climate change by examining the Himalayas. Researchers have found that climatic changes, an increase in agricultural land use and population growth in the Himalaya Mountain basins could have negative impacts on water availability

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More than a third of the snow leopard’s mountain habitat could become uninhabitable for the endangered big cat because of climate change, conservationists have warned.

Warming temperatures could cause the tree line to shift up the mountains and cause farmers to plant crops and...

Estimados colegas y amigos:

Les rogamos que por favor firmen y compartan la petición relativa al cambio climático en las áreas de montaña.

Para captar la atención de los delegados sobre el severo impacto del cambio climático en las zonas y los pueblos de montaña...

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