Atul Bhattarai

Atul Bhattarai is a journalist and editor based in South Asia.

a photo of an electric Safa Tempi mini-bus in Kathmandu, Nepal.

When Kathmandu Was ‘Shangri-La for Electric Vehicles’

For a brief moment in the 1990s, the Nepalese capital was at the vanguard of the zero-emission public transportation revolution. What happened?