As China builds rail and road infrastructure up to its borders, Nepal eyes its role in connecting India and China, as well as the wider world.
Victims call the 2008 flood, which still affects more than three million people in India and Nepal, a manmade disaster, caused by the lack of joint cooperation between India and Nepal.
Earthquakes could shatter Nepal’s dream of tapping its vast hydropower potential.
Villagers trapped between snow covered peaks and roaring rivers are running out of water.
Landslides, earthquakes, melting glaciers and deadly floods make life precarious on the Nepal-Tibet border.
The UN Environment Programme has increased by nearly five-fold its estimate of how much money the world will need to adapt to climate change effects.