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  • ‘Green Pakistan guarantees prosperous future’, says PM Imran Khan

    ‘Green Pakistan guarantees prosperous future’, says PM Imran Khan

    Khan referred to the recent announcement about nine new national parks in the country and said the country had 30 such parks since independence in 1947.

    July 18, 2020
  • Climate-induced migration, too, must be addressed

    Climate-induced migration, too, must be addressed

    Communities have often moved from place to place driven by environmental and climatic factors, according to a 2008 report of the International Organisation for Migration.

    June 12, 2020
  • A polluted world

    A polluted world

    There is a dense cloud of smoke hovering through the fog and filthy air. The warning, advanced by the United Nations a month ahead of the climate-change conference in Poland, is a grim prologue to the swelling tide of environmental degradation. Greenhouse gases, that heat the climate have reached record levels, specifically with carbon dioxide, …

    November 30, 2018
  • Earthly matters

    Earthly matters

    People across Pakistan are now experiencing unpredictable rainfall, increased temperatures and changes in weather conditions. In 2012, the BBC’s Climate Asia Report on Pakistan found that “People need information about future impacts and on what they can do right now”. The media, they pointed out, could play a positive role by highlighting the serious impacts …

    September 24, 2016