LCEDN VIDEO: Exploiting natural resources for Nepal’s energy supply

By Tierney Smith

Heavily impacted by climate change, Nepal must make the most out of the natural, renewable resources at its disposal, says a professor from the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology.

Speaking to RTCC at the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network’s first conference, Dinesh Bhuju explained that work is already well underway in Nepal to register climate change vulnerabilities and develop adaptation policies.

And when it comes to low carbon development, says Bhuju, there is huge potential from the country’s 6000+ rivers and streams for hydropower generation – as well as potential for other sources such as wind and solar – that must be harnessed.

He believes that to ensure this every member of society has a role, from government, to the private sector to individuals and communities.

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