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What’s the climate like?

Climate change is happening at an accelerated rate, causing economic, human and ecological losses globally. One of the main reasons for global warming is the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs).…

Children come first

Climate change challenges are unprecedented across the world, affecting every region equally regardless of contribution to global warming. As human activities keep changing the planetary environment day by day, floods,…

COP28: a critical analysis

COP28, held late last year, included a global climate action summit attended by 154 heads of state and government, heads of UN agencies, major regional networks, business organizations, and civil…

Sustainable recovery

In the wake of climate change challenges and the pressing need for global sustainability, Pakistan stands at a critical juncture. The country faces significant hurdles in its transport sector, manifesting…

Sustainable agriculture: Part – I

Pakistan is an agricultural economy, and it is important to reinforce the real contribution of agriculture to Pakistan’s GDP. While its direct weightage is approximately 23 per cent, its indirect…

Taking responsibility

The Loss and Damage Fund was set up last year at COP27. The fund aims to provide financial support to developing countries to recover from climate-led disasters. At COP27, the…

COP28: Pakistan’s narrative-Part – II

Pakistan's climate narrative is one of victimhood, shaped by the severe and disproportionate impact it faces, despite being a low emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG). The country ranks fifth in…

COP28: Pakistan’s narrative ( Part – I)

The boilerplate is reductive but straightforward. One, Pakistan is one of the most affected countries by climate change. Two, climate change is not a problem created (or contributed to) by…