Role of IOE in Climate Change Education and Research
Rabindra Nath Shrestha
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering,
IOE, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Nepal is facing many impacts of climate change like rise in temperature, increased rainfall intensity, increased flood disasters, greater frequency & intensity of storms. Air pollution from fossil fuel combustion is rising although it is at low level. This is to be discouraged by using renewable energy. Awareness program on climate change and training of trainers on climate change are essential steps to adapt and mitigate the issues related to climate change.IOE started M Sc Course in Climate Change and Development since 2013. It is a 2 Year Course. One Semester has been completed. 20 Students are studying. IOE is involved in education and research.