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Children at climate risk

The 60th session of the Subsidiary Bodies on Implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) is taking place from 3-13 June 2024 at the World Conference…

Climate finance geopolitics

THE lines of distinction between climate finance and traditional development financing have been blurred. Concurrently, national and provincial roles and responsibilities in Pakistan to access international climate finance have become…

COP28: an oasis?

COP28 was held in Dubai from November 30 to December 13, 2023 to make substantial progress on the Paris Agreement and negotiate many vital issues to mitigate and adapt to…

COP28 commitments

COP28 began on November 30 in Dubai. Climate finance will be one of the most important areas and core of the negotiation process during this climate conference. Climate change financing…

The UAE’s success story

When the United Arab Emirates (UAE) observes its Founding Day on December 2, it will be celebrating an unusual success story in the Arab and Muslim world. The UAE’s population…

Entering the carbon market

CNG burns cleaner than petrol and diesel. In the internal combustion engines used in automotives, CNG produces CO emissions which are less by 80 per cent and hydrocarbons by 44…

Seaweed farming

There is a renewed emphasis in Pakistan on Carbon Credit market with a view to earning revenue and as well as meet the Green House Gas (GHG) targets achievements made…

Waiting for the loss and damage fund

Article 8 of the Paris Agreement, 2015 enshrines the importance of averting, minimizing and addressing loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including extreme weather events…

The finance question

With COP28 only three months away, there is much noise in the climate finance arena. The landmark Africa climate summit (Sep 4-6) along with the ‘Africa Climate Week’ recently concluded…

Navigating New York

Navigating multilateralism in September is about the same as negotiating gridlock in New York. As the 78th session of the UN General assembly convened in Manhattan, questions about the power…