‘Country experiencing extreme weather’

The Climate March organised at Lahore Press Club was the first nationwide march to highlight climate emergency


​ Our Correspondent September 21, 2019
Climate March Pakistan (Photo: Twitter)

LAHORE: In the current era, drastic changes in the planet’s climate are occurring at a massive scale and with more frequency, said World Wide Fund-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) Director Water, Food and Climate Dr Masood Arshad.

He stated this during the Climate March organised at Lahore Press Club on Friday. He said that climate models suggest that without immediate action to reverse climate change, our planet will become much less hospitable to our modern globalised society.  “The future of many living organisms is at stake. Not only are wild plants and animals at risk but people are the victims, as well as culprits, of the deteriorating state of nature.”

The director added that this is the first, nationwide Climate March to highlight the climate emergency.

The event was thronged by people from different walks of life including representatives of conservation organisations, environmentalists, students, celebrities and passionate citizens with placards in their hands. impacts of global heating.”

Published in The Express Tribune, September 21st, 2019.

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