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Paris agreement compromise between conflicting positions: minister

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid, who calls himself a “longstanding environmentalist”, addressed a group of journalists at a media workshop on Tuesday in Islamabad organised by the Heinrich Boll Foundation on the outcomes of COP21 which recently took place in Paris. He pointed out that “Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was the […]

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‘Time running out for carbon emission control’

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ISLAMABAD: The global community has 10 to 20 years left to find a solution to the carbon emission issue. Otherwise it will become difficult to continue life on the planet. This was stated by founding executive director Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Dr Tariq Banuri on Monday. Mr Banuri, who is currently Professor at Department […]

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Stopgap measures: Pakistan fighting climate change with ad-hocism

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ISLAMABAD: At a time when nations have agreed to set a new path to low carbon emissions and climate resilient futures for their countries, Pakistan’s seriousness in tackling climate change can be gauged from the fact that many environment-related departments have been without permanent heads for years. Some crucial climate tasks of the Ministry of […]

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Pakistan ready to contribute in dealing with climate change issues: PM

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PARIS: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday that with developed countries having more responsibility in tackling challenges of the climate change, Pakistan was ready to contribute in global efforts. “Although Pakistan has minimum level of carbon emissions, we will contribute in the global efforts to tackle the climate change issues,” he said in a […]

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