Monthly Archives: August 2017

The UNFCCC and Capacity Building

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change (UNFCCC) is a collaboration of countries which seek to reign in anthropogenic climate change as much as possible, and respond effectively to its potential threats. A key part of the UNFCCC agreement … Continue reading

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Technology Transfer through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

  According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), one of the most essential tools for globally fighting climate change is the development and transfer of technology. All nations in the Convention should be promoting and enhancing … Continue reading

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UNFCCC’s Climate Financing Mechanisms

The UNFCCC is one of the most important governing bodies that facilitate the discussion of climate change on an international level. With its goal of stabilizing greenhouse gas concentrations to a level that would not bring catastrophic changes to the … Continue reading

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Climate Finance in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Mitigating and adapting to climate change will require significant financial resources to restructure and reorganize various systems in human society. Mitigation is the efforts taken to reduce the burning of fossil fuels and the creation and protection of carbon sinks. … Continue reading

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UNFCCC: Negotiations

The topic I selected from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) interactive site, was the negotiations section. This section interested me because I think it is increasingly important to understand how to negotiate and solve problems fairly … Continue reading

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Response

Under the category of mitigation I am exploring a land use issue. In the Paris Agreement developed countries are encouraged to contribute to mitigation efforts through nationally determined contributions or NDCs. Whereas developing countries are urged to contribute in mitigation … Continue reading

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After reading Bones of the Tiger, protecting the man-eaters of Nepal, I have learned how Nepal has viewed tigers as important symbols and has helped shape ideas around culture, social construction and government involvement around conservation. The book went into … Continue reading

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Battles of the New Republic a Contemporary History of Nepal by Prashant Jha- Reflections

Battles of the New Republic a Contemporary History of Nepal, by Prashant Jha, explained the fall of the monarch, the rise of violence, and the growth of political instability in Nepal which provides context for understanding how prepared and willing … Continue reading

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Hemanta Mishra’s Windy Road: Navigating Controversy in Conservation

In his memoir The Soul of the Rhino, Nepali conservationist Hemanta Mishra reflects on the many challenges he faces on his mission to protect his country’s rhino population. He strives to help the Indian rhinoceros at Chitwan National Park grow … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Human Security & Climate Change Nepal Mosaic Blog!

Welcome to Dickinson College’s blog for the Human Security and Climate Change Nepal Mosaic! We are a group of Dickinson College students and faculty members who are exploring questions about climate risks and resilience in Nepal. Our interdisciplinary program consists for … Continue reading

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