Nepal, as a part of the earth, cannot remain untouched by the global climate change. This study identifies the indicators of changing climate at local level, particularly at sub‐watershed in the mid‐hills of Nepal. It shows that considerable warming has occurred in the study area. The average temperature has risen by 1.5°C from 21.6°C during 1978‐82 to 23.1°C during 2001‐06.
Local people’s perception on Climate Change, its impact and adaptation practices in Himalaya to Terai regions of Nepal
The study showed that average temperature has increased from 0.6 to 0.98oC over the last 30 years and precipitation is characterized by large inter-annual variability with substantial decrease in amount over the last five years.
Local peoples’ perceptions on climate change, its impacts and adaptation measures in mid-mountain region of Nepal
This research was carried out in Lumle and Ghandruk VDC of Kaski district. The study examines how farmer‘s perceptions regarding climate change correspond with temperature and rainfall data recorded at meteorological station in Lumle and documents local adaptation responses to the impacts of climate change, and it's variability.