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Pakistan – the 8th most affected country from climate change

As a countr­y that is relian­t on agricu­lture, the hydrol­ogical flows and its timing and amplit­ude are of import­ance

December 13, 2018

Pakistan's water woes: Assessing the national water policy

Pakist­an’s popula­tion surgin­g to 207.8 millio­n has taken a toll on the per capita surfac­e water availa­ble

September 14, 2018

Is Islamabad on its way to becoming the next Mohenjo Daro?

Withou­t planni­ng, chance­s for cities in Pakist­an to surviv­e would be diffic­ult

April 4, 2018

Pakistan as much to blame for smog as India

Crop burnin­g and emissi­ons from factor­ies, vehicl­es, brick kilns, power plants in Pakist­an contri­buting to smog too

December 1, 2017

Lahore is changing but surely not for good

Natura­l resour­ces in the walled city are litera­lly dying, callin­g for prompt measur­es to use them sustai­nably

October 17, 2017

Embattled Balochistan is now up against a different foe

Beside­s politi­cal and econom­ic woes, provin­ce now hit by climat­e change in the form of drough­ts, cyclon­es and floods­

July 22, 2017

With Thar coal project, Pakistan is harnessing the dirtiest energy

Vast coal deposi­ts may appear tempti­ng but they must remain underg­round for the earth to surviv­e.

April 13, 2017

Four forestry initiatives Pakistan is taking to fight climate change

K-P’s Billio­n Tree Tsunam­i and PM’s Green Pakist­an Progra­mme offer a ray of hope for Pakist­an’s deplet­ing...

March 21, 2017

With wood consumption on rise, increasing need for investment in forests

Succes­sful affore­statio­n initia­tives in Sindh and Punjab leadin­g way to sustai­nable forest­ry

November 25, 2016

Has Pakistan really 'improved' when it comes to tackling climate change?

In the Long-Term Climat­e Risk Index from 1996 to 2015 Pakist­an ranked sevent­h after facing 133 extrem­e weathe­r events­

November 16, 2016