Category Archives: Human security

Making decisions in the light of uncertainty from global climate models

  Models are important in all sciences. They are created to synthesize knowledge and quantify effects through mathematical equations. Global climate models are created based on the fundamental laws of physics, as they attempt to translate natural cycles of the … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Unknown

  We have good reason to believe that the climate we have come to know is changing. The IPCC reports that “Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the changes are unprecedented over decades … Continue reading

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Nepal’s Most Significant Recent Events

1962 •Manhendra comes to power and implements the panchayat system of government. This allowed the king to rule with the help of councils (panchayat). 1987-1990 •Tensions between Nepal and India grow. This results in the interruption of trade, expulsion of … Continue reading

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A brief timeline of Nepal’s contemporary history

1950: King Tribhuvan overthrew the ruling Ranas, with the support from India. As India was fighting for independence as its own democratic state, Nepal formed its first democratic government, after a long ruling of the monarch. 1962: King Mahendra, Tribhuvan … 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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