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Climate Change and Monsoon Trends in Pakistan

Climate Change and Monsoon Trends in Pakistan

Climate Change is an inevitable phenomenon which has lasting effects on the survival of mankind. Despite Pakistan’s vulnerability to Climate Change, it has been given less priority by the government due to other national issues of high concern. The climate change in Pakistan has resulted in extreme weather conditions, torrential rainfalls, irregular floods, droughts, sea-level […]

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Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

On June 8th, 2017, Syed Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad and Mr. Muhammad Irfan Tariq, Director General (Environment & Climate Change), Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad jointly delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security’ to IPRI scholars at […]

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Dealing with the Heat Wave Crisis

Dealing with the Heat Wave Crisis

Pakistan has suffered a worst heat wave in June 2015, mostly affecting the areas of Sindh, Southern Punjab and Baluchistan. Some cities particularly Karachi, Sibi, Larkana, Hyderabad and many districts in Tharparkar etc. had reached highest recorded temperatures of around 49 °C resulting in deaths of more than 1400 people. The major causes for such […]

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