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Call for steps to cope with climate change impact

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THATTA: Speakers at a workshop held here on Thursday laid stress on building capacity of government officials and educating them as to how they could integrate climate change adaptation measures, initiatives and guidelines into official plans and budgetary considerations. The workshop on “Mainstreaming climate adaptation into development planning at district level” was organised by the […]

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Mitigating climate change

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Climate change is affecting Pakistan. The Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) for 2014, developed by the Germanwatch Institute (GI), ranked Pakistan number three after Haiti and the Philippines for countries most affected by climate change. Pakistan, however, contributes very little to greenhouse gas emissions, ranking 135th in the world on a per capita basis, despite […]

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Country losing over 40,000 acres of forest land annually

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THATTA: Pakistan is losing 41,100 hectares of forest annually which is one of the major factors contributing to environmental degradation costing the national economy a loss of about Rs1 billion per day, according to speakers at a programme held in Baghan town near Keti Bunder on Friday to mark the World Forest Day. The World […]

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