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Our Fight

Our fight

There is no doubt that we are pushing our planet to the brink, as the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2018 has warned. It’s why a special report currently…

The Coming Disaster

The coming disaster

With 2016 being the warmest year on record, the international community is concerned more than ever about our environmental future. Global warming is seen as arguably the greatest threat facing…

The Provincial Stake

The provincial stake

Politicians from Pakistan’s smaller parties, mainly nationalists, have been calling for a new social contract between the federating units and the federation of Pakistan. Most of these demands call for…

Investing In Climate Change

Investing in climate change

Terms such as ‘the environment’ and ‘climate change’ are used interchangeably in development parlance and policy discourses in Pakistan. However, both terms denote entirely different concepts, not only as subject…

Feeling The Heat

Feeling the heat

Summer in South and South East Asia has historically been synonymous with long, hot, scorching days and pleasant nights. However, in the last few years the rise in mercury above…

Revisiting The Treaty

Revisiting the treaty

The proposed dialogue about Kishanganga and Ratle offers Pakistan and India a golden opportunity to optimise the resources of the Indus Basin. The Greek historian, Herodotus, described Egypt as the…

Inter-dependence

Inter-dependence

Inter-dependence is one of the defining features of human society since Homo sapiens first began their journey of life on earth in small groups in East Africa about 200,000 years…

No Climate Policy

No climate policy

In September 2012, the federal climate change ministry developed the National Climate Change Policy. The goal of the policy was to mainstream climate change in various sectors. However, the policy…