IPCC: ‘Severe consequences’ of further warming in disaster-hit Himalayas

The article published on the website “The Third Pole”, by Joydeep Gupta (South Asia Director of The Third Pole), discusses the findings of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) regarding the impact of climate change on the Himalayan region.

According to the article, the IPCC report warns that continued warming in the Himalayas will have severe consequences for the region, which is already experiencing the impacts of climate change, including melting glaciers, increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, and changes in precipitation patterns./

The article also highlights the impacts of climate change on the people living in the Himalayas, including threats to their livelihoods and well-being. The article notes that the IPCC report underscores the urgent need for action to address climate change in the Himalayan region and around the world.

Overall, the article provides an overview of the key findings and implications of the IPCC report, and it highlights the importance of addressing climate change in the Himalayas and beyond.

Read the full article here