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HCI Webinar: Third Pole Melting: Impacts and Implications

Healthy Climate Initiative, The Climate Reality Project India, and Indigenous People's Climate Justice Forum of India are organizing this interactive webinar.

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HCI Webinar: Third Pole Melting: Impacts and Implications
HCI Webinar: Third Pole Melting: Impacts and Implications

Time & Location

11 Jul 2021, 8:20 pm – 10:05 pm IST

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN

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About the event

Healthy Climate Initiative, The Climate Reality Project India, and Indigenous People's Climate Justice Forum of India are organizing this interactive webinar. The panelists include Dr. Santosh Nepal, Group Lead, Climate, and Hydrology at ICIMOD; Dr. Fawzia Tarannum, Assistant Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies; Mr. Joydeep Gupta, South Asia Director of The Third Pole and India coordinator of Internews Earth Journalism Network; Dr. Ram Boojh, CEO at Mobius Foundation.; Dr. Leslie Field, CTO and Founder of AIP. The webinar will be moderated by Mr. Rituraj Phukan, National Coordinator of The Climate Reality Project India, and COO, Walk For Water.

Webinar Agenda:

(1) Opening remarks: Dr. Soumitra Das, Founder, and President, Healthy Climate Initiative (5 minutes)

(2) The changing Himalayas: Climate change and its implications on water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region (https://lib.icimod.org/record/34383). Dr. Santosh Nepal (7 min)

(3) “Water Our Worries?: India’s water crisis, current and projected challenges from glacial loss in the Himalayas, policy interventions, and community action. Dr. Fawzia Tarannum (7 min)

(4) “Community Climate Impact Stories”: Stories of how the melting of Himalayan glaciers is affecting the people in the region and how they are coping with it. Mr. Joydeep Gupta (7 min)

(5) “A Pathway to Sustainable Himalayan Collaboration”: The possibilities of finding common grounds for resolving issues related to shared resources between the countries of the Himalayan region. Dr. Ram Boojh (7 min)

(6) “A Potential Solution to Restore the Third Pole”: A brief overview of AIP’s solution to restore the Arctic and the joint initiative to stop/slow down the melting of the Third Pole with HCI aand The Climate Reality Project India. Dr. Leslie Field (7 min)

(7) Moderated Questions: Mr. Rituraj Phukan (18 mn)

(8) Audience Q/A (30 min)

(9) Vote of thanks (2 min)

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