111 510 510 libonline@riphah.edu.pk Contact

Resolving plastic waste crisis in Pakistan

Pakistan generates over 3.3 million tons of plastic waste annually, most of which ends up in landfills, dumped illegally, or litter the countryside and waterways. This problem is expected to…

Water for peace

Water is an important scarce natural resource that is required for several everyday activities. Water plays a significant role in impacting our political and socio-economic decisions. It is a necessity…

Together for WASH

Climate change is no longer a looming spectre from the 90s, casting a shadow over our future. It is here and it means business. We are scrambling to mitigate its…

Achieving food security

The COP28 UAE Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems, and Climate Actions represents a significant milestone in global climate negotiations. This declaration acknowledges the interconnection between climate change and…

Serious efforts at last!

As winter sets in and major cities in the country are engulfed with fog and smog with related diseases figures sky rocketing it is the first time in our long…

What the future holds

In Pakistan, political unrest has cast a pall over the country’s political landscape for years, shrouding state institutions and parliament in darkness. However, a glimmer of hope has emerged, and…

Reform, relief, resilience

DISASTER relief is not a stand-alone operation. It cannot be effective unless clearly designed and aligned with reforms and reconstruction needed for resilience. Instead of rediscovering and reinventing our system…

A climate-informed manifesto

With the general election on the horizon on February 8, mainstream political parties seem to have been diligently crafting their manifestoes in a consultative manner, unfamiliar to the people of…

Pakistan beyond COP28

Every United Nations Climate Change Conference – or COP – carries the weight of expectation, the pressure to inch closer to a sustainable and climate-resilient future. COP27 delivered the Loss…