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Clean Air

Our atmosphere is becoming more polluted every day. Each morning Kathmandu wakes up to an increasing level of Particulate Matter (PM) and toxic gases. With the population in Kathmandu rising, the situation is more aggravated by the ever increasing number of private vehicles. The air pollution of Kathmandu Valley is considered to be the major threat to human health. In order to address this deteriorating situation, CEN is constantly raising issues of air quality and sustainable urban transport, building capacity of stakeholders, initiating collaborations and creating awareness at local and grassroots level.

Green Discussion on

In recent years, Short-lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) have been found to be a major climate forcer after carbon dioxide (CO2). It has been Suggested that to remain under the target of 2°C by 2100, it is essential to reduce SLCPs along with CO2. Studies show that the glaciers in the HinduKush-Himalaya (HKH) region have been...

Eco - Fair 2017: Connecting People to Nature

On the occasion of World Environment Day, 2017: Connecting People to Nature Clean Energy Nepal organized an Eco – Fair on 4th June, 2017 at the CEN office premises, Satdobato, Lalitpur. The main objective of the Eco-Fair was to aware, educate and provide smart solutions on environmental issues to school children, community people...

MaYA - A campaign for People Centric Transport Planning in Kathmandu Valley

Introduction Nepal is one of the most rapidly urbanizing countries in Asia, and Kathmandu Valley (KV) with a population of over 2.6 million is its largest urban centre. Because of the growth and the limited capacity to manage this growth, Kathmandu is facing a various challenges, one being the transport management. With the number of...

Public Transport Quality Survey

Project Area: Kathmandu Valley Project Duration: November 2011 to January 2012 Project Background: Clean Energy Nepal and Clean Air Network Nepal conducted a “Public Transport Quality Survey” from November 2011 to January 2012 to provide detailed picture of public transport quality, to include elements of travel pattern i.e. trip...

Walkability Study in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Pokhara

Project Area: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Pokhara Project Duration: January 2010 to September 2011 Project Background: The walkability project was first implemented in Kathmandu city with the initiatives from Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia), Clean Energy Nepal, Clean Air Network Nepal and FK Norway to collect data about the...

Breathe Free Kathmandu

Project Area: Kathmandu and throughout the country Project Duration: August 2010 to February 2011 Project Background: Clean Energy Nepal and Clean Air Network Nepal successfully aired the 11 episodes of “Breathe Free Kathmandu” through Kantipur FM. The objective of this program was to generate solution oriented awareness amongst...

I care for Air Campaign

Project Area: Kathmandu Valley Project Duration: March 2010 to October 2010 Project Background: Clean Energy Nepal on behalf of Clean Air Network Nepal with Nepal Institute for Development Studies successfully completed the “I care for Air Campaign” from March 2010 to October 2010.  I care for air campaign aimed at...

Lung Function Test of School Kids of Kathmandu Valley

Project Area: Kathmandu Valley Project Duration: June 2007- July 2007 Project Background:  Clean Energy Nepal on behalf of Clean Air Network Nepal executed a pilot study “Lung Function Test of school kids of Kathmandu Valley” to assess the effect of air pollution on functioning of lungs of children who are exposed and...