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Year: 2018
Since at least the 1980s, many farmers in northwest India have switched to mechanized combine harvesting to boost efficiency
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Air quality has become an important sustainability concern for China's highly developed economic regions
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Ambient air pollution in India contributes to negative health impacts and early death
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China's tremendous economic growth during the past three decades has resulted in worsening air quality in most of its cities
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In the past few decades, traffic congestion, traffic accidents, and air pollution caused by transport become increasingly serious in China, so the issue of sustainable development of transport has attracted much attention
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Year: 2018
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China has been suffering from serious air pollution for years due to rapid industrialization
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This paper proposes a new non-radial biennial Luenberger energy and environmental performance index (EEPI) to measure the energy and environmental performance (EEP) change in various Chinese cities
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From scratch to current stage, China's nuclear power technology has experienced rapid development, and now China has begun to export nuclear power technology
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Year: 2018
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Year: 2018
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Global warming and its relevant effects have aroused increasing human concerns in recent decades
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The purpose of the study was to determine the energy performance of a timber structured house built in Harbin, a severely cold region of China
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Open burning of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a poorly-characterized and frequently-underestimated source of air pollution in developing countries
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Year: 2018
In a warming world an increasing number of people are being exposed to heat, making a comfortable thermal environment an important need
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Year: 2018
Abstract Debris surface temperature is a function of debris characteristics and energy fluxes at the debris surface
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Year: 2018
The Atmosphere Programme at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) aims to shape policies and actions to mitigate air pollution and improve environmental and human health
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Year: 2018
Air pollution is a growing problem that needs increased awareness in young and old
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Year: 2018
Air pollution is a growing problem that needs increased awareness in young and old
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Year: 2018
Air pollution is a growing problem that needs increased awareness in young and old
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Year: 2018
Air pollution is a growing problem that needs increased awareness in young and old
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Year: 2018
Wintertime aerosol pollution in the North China Plain has increased over the past several decades as anthropogenic emissions in China have increased, and has dramatically escalated since the beginning of the 21st century, but the causes and their quantitative attributions remain unclear
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Year: 2017
During the recent Italian expedition ‘K2 2004 – 50 years later’ (June–July 2004) on Baltoro glacier, Karakoram, Pakistan, glaciological field experiments were carried out on the debris-covered area of this high-elevation glacier
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Year: 2017
  1. Urban and rural environment suffer from adverse impacts of various activities
  2. Urban air pollution is rapidly increasing in Afghanistan
  3. Municipal solid waste poses risks for human health as well as water quality in urban areas.
  4. Significant increase in extreme weather patterns are also underscores the need for resilience initiatives and better disaster management.
  5. Deforestation continues to threat biodiversity, adding to greenhouse gas emissions, and undermining ecosystems.

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Year: 2017
Regular servicing of your motorbike improves fuel economy, increases your motorbike mileage, and helps reduce air pollution
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Year: 2017
Over Saint-Sorlin Glacier in the French Alps (45° N, 6
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Drought in South Asia affect food and water security and pose challenges for millions of people
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Year: 2017
To better understand the characteristics of biomass burning in the northern Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP), total suspended particles were collected in a rural site, Lumbini, Nepal, during April 2013 to March 2014 and analyzed for the biomass burning tracers (i
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Year: 2017
A positive matrix factorization model (US EPA PMF version 5
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Year: 2017
The SusKat-ABC (Sustainable Atmosphere for the Kathmandu Valley–Atmospheric Brown Clouds) international air pollution measurement campaign was carried out from December 2012 to June 2013 in the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding regions in Nepal
Year: 2017
Endotoxin associated with ambient PM (particulate matter) has been linked to adverse respiratory symptoms, but there have been few studies of ambient endotoxin and its association with co-pollutants and inflammation
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Year: 2017
Particulate air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley has reached severe levels that are mainly due to uncontrolled emissions and the location of the urban area in a bowl-shaped basin with associated local wind circulations
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Year: 2017
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is an intergovernmental knowledge and learning centre that generates and shares knowledge using innovation and effective communication to empower eight countries of the HKH
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Year: 2017
The VIP eco-hydrological model and HIMS model were used to simulate hydrological processes from 1957 to 2012
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Year: 2017
This book discusses regional and international climate-change, air- pollution and human-health scenarios
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This study uses the CMA (China Meteorological Administration) global land-surface daily air temperature dataset V1
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Year: 2017
This study assessed the regional climate models (RCMs) employed in the Coordinated Regional climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) South Asia framework to investigate the qualitative aspects of future change in seasonal mean near surface air temperature and precipitation over the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region
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In this paper, we analyzed the long-term changes in temperature and precipitation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region based on climate datasets LSAT-V1
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Year: 2017
Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Year: 2017
Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Year: 2017
Air pollution is known to lead to substantial health burden with the majority of evidence based in North America and Europe
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Year: 2017
Coseismic avalanches and rockfalls, as well as their simultaneous air blast and muddy flow, which were induced by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal, destroyed the village of Langtang
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Year: 2017
The present study is an attempt to explore the association between kitchen indoor air pollutants and physiological profiles in kitchen workers with microalbuminuria (MAU) in north India (Lucknow) and south India (Coimbatore)
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Year: 2017
The issues of air pollution and climate change have been the highlights of global media because of public concern
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Year: 2017
Folk Gods, a collection of folktales, explores the ways in which people from the Kailash region have understood their relation to their land and ancestors
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Year: 2017
Atmosphere Initiative was established on 1 January 2013, as part of the Regional Programme on Cryosphere and Atmosphere to improve our understanding of atmospheric issues and to promote regional cooperation for addressing such issues in the HKH region
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Year: 2017
Biomass burning (BB) is a significant air pollution source, with global, regional and local impacts on air quality, public health and climate
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Year: 2016
We present a basic ablation model combining a positive degree-day approach to calculate melting and a simple equation based on wind speed to compute sublimation
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Year: 2016
The Hindu Kush Himalayas – an arc of mountains stretching from Afghanistan, through Pakistan, China, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh, clear to Myanmar – are a gift to Asia, and the world
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Year: 2016
The response of seasonal soil freeze depth to climate change has repercussions for the surface energy and water balance, ecosystems, the carbon cycle, and soil nutrient exchange
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region Hulugou River Basin (HRB) of Qilian Mountains, eastern edge of Tibetan Plateau
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The introduction of cloud condensation nuclei and radiative heating by sunlight-absorbing aerosols can modify the thickness and coverage of low clouds, yielding significant radiative forcing of climate
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Lumbini, in southern Nepal, is a UNESCO world heritage site of universal value as the birthplace of Buddha
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A detailed analysis of optical and microphysical properties of aerosol particles during the dry winter monsoon season above the northern Indian Ocean is presented
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Year: 2016
The residents’ knowledge, attitudes and practices related to ambient air pollution and health will help to improve the understanding of environmental protection and make environmental health policies more targeted and effective
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To overcome the water crisis for irrigation and other purposes, in this paper, we propose a non-linear mathematical model for artificial rain making by considering five dependent variables namely, water vapor density, densities of cloud droplets of small and large sizes, density of rain drops and cumulative concentration of mixture of aerosols of different sizes
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Year: 2016
Brick production is regarded as one of the most polluting and energy consuming industries
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Cooking with open fire has been crucial for occupants’ health due to poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in most of the rural households
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Year: 2016
Glacial meltwater samples were collected from 15 supraglacial ponds at elevations ranging between 3989 and 4292 m above sea level in the debris-covered area of Lirung glacier in central Nepal Himalayas, from November 2010 to October 2011 on a bimonthly basis
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Year: 2016
The Cost of Air Pollution: Strengthening the economic case for action, a joint study of the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), seeks to estimate the costs of premature deaths related to air pollution, to strengthen the case for action and facilitate decision making in the context of scarce resources
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Year: 2016
Recently, the light-absorbing organic carbon, i
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Aerosol particles at Shangri-La, an eastern marginal site of Tibetan Plateau, were collected in July and August 2011
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Variability in the tropospheric distributions of carbon monoxide (CO) over five selected regions of India has been studied using the MOPITT data for the period of 2001–2014
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Year: 2016
Continuous measurements of surface O3 and its precursors (NO, NO2, CO, CH4 and NMHCs) at an urban site of Delhi, India during January 2012 to December 2013 are presented
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Year: 2016
China’s large aerosol emissions have major impacts on global climate change as well as regional air pollution and its associated disease burdens
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Year: 2016
We quantify the contributions from five domestic emission sectors (residential, industry, transportation, energy, and biomass burning) and emissions outside of China (non-China) to concentration and direct radiative forcing (DRF) of black carbon (BC) in China for year 2010 using a nested-grid version of the global chemical transport model (GEOS-Chem) coupled with a radiative transfer model
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This study presents a systematic evaluation of a year-long, continuous, real-time measurements of gaseous pollutants including oxides of nitrogen (NOx = NO + NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and ozone (O3) in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi
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The Kathmandu Valley in Nepal suffers from severe wintertime air pollution
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Year: 2016
There are many contributing factors which determine the micro- and macrophysical properties of clouds, including atmospheric vertical structure, dominant meteorological conditions, and aerosol concentration, all of which may be coupled to one another
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Year: 2016
Although Himalayan glaciers are of particular interest in terms of future water supplies, regional climate changes, and sea-level rises, little is known about them due to lack of reliable and consistent data
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Year: 2016
We present the updated glaciological mass balance (MB) of Chhota Shigri Glacier, the longest continuous annual MB record in the Hindu-Kush Karakoram Himalaya (HKH) region
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Year: 2016
Fog is a meteorological/environmental phenomenon which happens across the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) and leads to significant social and economic problems, especially posing significant threats to public health and causing disruptions in air and road traffic
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Year: 2016
Seasonally variable thermal conductivity in active layers is one important factor that controls the thermal state of permafrost
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Year: 2016
We employ a stochastic dominance (SD) approach to analyze the components that contribute to environmental degradation over time
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Year: 2016
Using the data on aerosol observed hourly by Marga ADI 2080 and Grimm 180, we compared the characteristics of aerosol during rainy weather and cold air-dust weather in Guangzhou in late March 2012
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Year: 2016
The Annual Report 2015 gives a brief overview of ICIMOD’s activities over the past year
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India is witnessing unprecedented growth trends in building construction, particularly office spaces
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Year: 2016
Black carbon (BC) and mineral dust (MD), the most important compositions of light absorbing particles (LAPs), significantly reduce the albedo of glaciers and thus accelerate their melting
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Year: 2016
Skill of BCC-CSM1
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Rapid increases in pollutant emissions in conjunction with stagnant meteorological conditions result in haze pollution in China
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Year: 2016
Air quality in the world’s most populous cities (megacities) impacts a sizeable proportion of the global population
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Year: 2016
Emissions inventories of black carbon (BC), which are traditionally constructed using a bottom-up approach based on activity data and emissions factors, are considered to contain a large level of uncertainty
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Year: 2016
The strong spectral dependence of light absorption of brown carbon (BrC) aerosol is regarded to influence aerosol's radiative forcing significantly
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Year: 2016
The mixing layer is an important meteorological factor that affects air pollution
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Year: 2016
The online coupled Weather Research and Forecasting-Chemistry (WRF-Chem) model was applied to simulate a haze event that happened in January 2010 in the North China Plain (NCP), and was validated against various types of measurements
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Year: 2016
Black Carbon (BC) emissions from India for the year 2011 is estimated to be 892
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Year: 2016
The Nepal Ambient Monitoring and Source Testing Experiment (NAMaSTE) campaign took place in and around the Kathmandu Valley and in the Indo-Gangetic plains (IGP) of southern Nepal during April 2015
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Year: 2016
Himalayan mountain glaciers and the snowpack over the Tibetan Plateau provide the headwater of several major rivers in Asia
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Year: 2016
We use the HadGEM3-GA4, CESM1, and GISS ModelE2 climate models to investigate the global and regional aerosol burden, radiative flux, and surface temperature responses to removing anthropogenic sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from China
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Year: 2016
This article deals with the state-of-the-art of experimental and numerical studies carried out regarding air pollutant dispersion in urban environments
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Year: 2016
Wollongong, Australia is an urban site at the intersection of anthropogenic, biomass burning, biogenic and marine sources of atmospheric trace gases
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Year: 2016
Meteorological observations at high elevations in mountainous regions are often lacking
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region Hulugou River Basin (HRB) of Qilian Mountains, eastern edge of Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
Enhanced transport of dust with the prevailing mid to upper tropospheric westerly winds from arid regions in South-west Asia and North-west India into the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) and the influx of marine aerosol from the Arabian Sea (AS), Tropical Indian Ocean (TIO) and Southern Bay of Bengal (SBoB) into India along with the low level south-west wind flow during the onset of the South-west (SW) monsoon, 2014 was observed in campaign mode
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Year: 2016
Measurements of air temperature and precipitation at 35 stations in Hubei Province, China, during 1962–2011 are used to investigate the regional climate change
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Year: 2016
We quantify the contributions from five domestic emission sectors (residential, industry, transportation, energy, and biomass burning) and emissions outside of China (non-China) to concentration and direct radiative forcing (DRF) of black carbon (BC) in China for year 2010 using a nested-grid version of the global chemical transport model (GEOS-Chem) coupled with a radiative transfer model
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Year: 2016
The reliability of model projections of greenhouse gas (GHG)-induced future climate change is often assessed based on models’ ability to simulate the current climate, but there has been little evidence that connects the two
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A modeling framework was used to examine gaps in understanding of seasonal and spatial heterogeneity in aerosol abundance and radiative forcing over northern South Asia, whose glimpses are revealed in observational studies
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