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Climate change: Pak emissions just 0.8pc in global trajectory

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article image SIDRA SAIF: Pakistan’s emissions are just 0.8 percent in the global trajectory but on the other hand it is among the most affected by climate change in addition to facing criticism from the world in terms of not following the agreed standards and international conventions. On the other hand, the developed world, which is contributing a lot towards global warming and subsequent climate change impact, is in the habit of shifting the responsibility to the poor and third world states. …Read More

Opportunities explored to reduce emissions in urban transport sector

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article image SIDRA SAIF KHI: While showing grave concern over the global warming and climate change threats especially in Pakistan, experts have called for exploring new vistas and identifying more opportunities including carbon financing in the transport sector as it would contribute a lot in reducing emissions and improving the environment. A three-day training has recently been organized by the Climate Change Division and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in Karachi, to…Read More

Global efforts needed to cut emissions

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: The UN experts’ panel on climate change has highlighted the divide between international goals to fight global warming and what is being done to attain them. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has stressed that emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases must drop by 40-70 per cent by 2050 to keep the unavoidable increase in global temperature below the 2-degree centigrade. Leaked documents at the week-long IPCC session in Berlin has…Read More