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Rising temperature reach alarming levels

Rising temperature and glacial melt due to global warming, have reached alarming levels which could be controlled by bringing maximum areas under vegetation. Environmental experts while talking to APP said that presently, glacial melting was among the major global warming-induced risks Pakistan grapples with. Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) Deputy Director Mohammad Saleem …

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China offers scientific labs, joint work on climate, energy

China’s Minister for Science and Technology Dr Wan Gang along with Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain on Saturday called on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. On the occasion, Dr Wan offered to cooperate in all sectors where Pakistan needed support including maritime industry, biodiversity, renewable …

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‘Unbridled economic growth can destroy environment’

Unbridled economic growth in many leading economies will have disastrous economic and social consequences and lead to irreversible environmental destruction, a group of global experts warned on Wednesday. As heads of state gather for the start of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, experts call on world leaders to put human …

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Consequences of Climate Change

Despite the writing on the wall, many still cling to their denial of the severity of the environmental issues facing us. Issues that won’t go away, returning time and again with a vengeance fueled by our arrogance and ignorance. Pakistan is ranked as one of the top ten countries most …

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Climate Change ministry committed to ensure better environment

The ministry of climate change has planned number of new projects to be executed in the fiscal year 2017-18 for ensuring better environment and introducing latest technology in the country. The major project included Development of reverse linkages with Marmara Research Centre, Turkey, Strengthening Capacity for Effective implementation of the …

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Pakistan vows to actively back steps to improve world’s oceans health

Pakistan has told the United Nations Ocean Conference that it would play an active role in the efforts to reverse the decline of world’s oceans health resulting from decades of “irresponsible human activity.”  “We remain committed to working closely with the international community to improve the health of our oceans,” …

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Pakistan facing ‘worst’ effects of climate change

Despite producing comparatively less greenhouse gases, Pakistan is facing some of the worst effects of greenhouse gases, stated environmental scientist Professor Dr Moazzam Ali Khan in light of World Environment Day being observed today. Dr Khan emphasised that Pakistan’s global contribution towards greenhouse gases is just 0.3% but we are …

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