By: avletters | August 10, 2016

The following note is prepared based on EIA national guidelines 1993 and Environment Protection Rules 1997 of Nepal.

Human activities have induced depletion of natural resources. Moreover, degradation of environment due to many development projects have attracted growing interest in the last few decades. To address the negative consequence of development action on environment, Nepal government has established EIA system with the formulation of Environment Protection Rules 1997 as well as sectoral policy, laws and guidelines. EIA has been developed as a tool for systematic identification and evaluation of the impacts on the environment caused by proposed project.

The government of Nepal enacted the Environment Protection Act (EPA) 1997 and t...

By: avletters | July 26, 2016

There is no doubt in the issue that the climate is changing. The magnitude or extent of climate change is projected by different scientific models. The average of many models predict that at higher emission scenario the temperature of the earth is going to raise by 4 degree Celsius above pre-industrial level by 2100 AD which would have a threat to the existence of  humanity. Also at lower emission scenario the temperature is projected to rise to about 2 degree Celsius. The rise in temperature of the earth should be limited to 2 degree Celsius.  According to IPCC to achieve this aim there should be cut in global emission by 50% by 2050 compared to 1990. For this the developed countries like US, European Union and also the emerging economies ...