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Pakistan faces major risks from climate change: PARC

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ISLAMABAD: The agriculture sector of Pakistan has still the potential to push the economy upwards, said Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) founding chairman Dr Amir Muhammed who is also Rector of FAST. He was speaking as chief gust on the occasion of inaugural session of a seminar on “Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in […]

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Climate change challenges

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Soaring carbon emissions will amplify the risk of conflict, hunger, floods and migration this century, the UN’s expert panel said Monday in a landmark report on the impact of climate change. Left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions may cost trillions of dollars in damage to property and ecosystems, and in bills for shoring up climate defences, […]

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Impact of climate change in Pakistan

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People don’t trust the government to help them respond to climate change. With Pakistan becoming increasing vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, like floods and droughts, a recent BBC Climate Asia Report has found that around 72 per cent of people don’t trust the government to help them respond to these challenges. They have […]

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Senate body to launch media manual on environment

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ISLAMABAD: The country’s first-ever media manual for journalists covering environment and climate change will be unveiled by Senate Sub-committee on Environment today (Monday). The Media Manual, aimed at promoting cleaner environment in the country will be launched by a sub-committee of Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights. “It is our responsibility to facilitate journalists to […]

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Climate adaptation needs attitudinal change

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KARACHI: Climate change adaptation needs attitudinal change at macro level and it is this uncertainty that makes climate change threatening, while its impact on the South Asian region will be acute. This was stated by the environmentalists at an inaugural session of a-two-day Mid-Term Review Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation, Water and Food Security in […]

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