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Climate change bigger threat to terrorism

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A parliamentary panel has been informed that climate change posed a greater security threat to Pakistan than terrorism because it could affect temperatures, environment, economy and the future policies of the country. Climate change experts expressed these views at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change that was held at the Parliament House. The committee was informed that climate change could trigger severe disruptions with ever…Read More

Climate change bigger threat to terrorism

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A parliamentary panel has been informed that climate change posed a greater security threat to Pakistan than terrorism because it could affect temperatures, environment, economy and the future policies of the country. Climate change experts expressed these views at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change that was held at the Parliament House. The committee was informed that climate change could trigger…Read More

And now agriculture terrorism!

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The approval of commercialization of still controversial GM corn and Bt cotton without open field trials and in the absence of regulatory SOPs is still hard for the stakeholders to digest, and now attempts are being made to introduce GM potato seed in Pakistan. Most recently events were arranged where salt tolerant potatoes were introduced to the audience. Uptill now there is nothing on ground in terms of open field trials of GM potato but unfortunately this food item, which majority of…Read More