111 510 510 libonline@riphah.edu.pk Contact
Dealing With Net Neutrality

Dealing with net neutrality

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission took the long anticipated, widely disparaged step of doing away with net neutrality protections, over the objections of roughly 80 percent of Americans who…

The Climate Question

The climate question

Climate change-driven natural disasters around the world have taken more than half-a-million lives around the world and incurred financial losses worth billions of dollars. However, the policy adopted by governments…

The case of NAMAs

The catastrophic impacts of climate change have led to global efforts by developing countries, reflecting greater support for the national mitigation actions. This positive trend is taking place due to…

The Profit Motive

The profit motive

According to the Global Climate Risk Index 2017, Pakistan stands among the top 10 most vulnerable countries in the world due to climate change. Recently, the Senate passed the Climate…

Knowledge and public policy

Three features of the contemporary world manifest the challenges to knowledge and public policy at the global, regional and national levels. First, the global environmental crisis that threatens the life…

Mobilising finance for climate change adaptation

The Germanwatch Climate Risk Index 2014 has identified Pakistan as the third most vulnerable country to climate change. The impacts of climate change in Pakistan are difficult to deny. Scientists,…

Climate change and Pakistan

Pakistan is ranked eighth on the list of countries most vulnerable to climate change according to the Germanwatch Global Climate Risk Index. We are placed in a group of countries…

Africa And Climate

Africa and climate

From making jam with cactus fruit, to reviving traditional underground canals to defend against drought, Morocco has a leading role in the fight against climate change in Africa. One of…

Monitoring Climate Finance

Monitoring climate finance

Developing countries such as Pakistan are struggling with a limited amount of finances to respond to the damaging effects of climate change. The surmounting risks posed by climate change and…

Financing A Sustainable Future

Financing a sustainable future

Pakistan’s high vulnerability to climate change is known to all. This time Verisk Maplecroft, a global risk and strategic consulting firm based in the UK, has listed Pakistan 22nd in…