Temperature rises in the Himalayas seem to be more dramatic than the global average.
A UN-backed report has found that climate change is posing a serious threat to the livelihood of people living in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region.
The report was issued in Copenhagen recently, as representatives from different nations gathered in the Danish capital with the ambitious hope of reaching a new deal over climate change.
The report, which was based on research carried out by five teams in China, India, Pakistan and Nepal, found that climate change is bringing both drought and catastrophic floods to hundreds of millions of people living in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region.
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