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Paris climate change deal to help ensure meet SDGs: Expert

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has better chances of economic growth by adapting to the Paris agreement on climate change, rather than going against the current, Dr Tariq Banuri, professor of economics at the University of Utah, USA, said. He was recently giving a talk on sustainable development goals (SDGs) in post-Paris agreement at the SDPI in Islamabad. "If we do not adopt now, it would become difficult to get any assistance in face of climate related disasters," he said…Read More

Pakistan to present case at Paris climate change moot

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has started work to present its case about vulnerability to the negative impacts of climate change at the upcoming 21st global Conference of Parties (COP21) being held in Paris in December this year. "Pakistan stands firm in its commitments made under all international obligations and agreements and will take all-out measures in collaboration with governmental and non-governmental sectors concerned to reduce Pak vulnerability to climate change,"…Read More

Pak, Paris museums to jointly preserve natural species

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Museum of Natural History and Paris Museum of Natural History are have signed a MoU to help preserve natural species. Besides, the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has also inked another MoU with Centre Science, Orleans-France for arranging and co-producing expos in Pakistan."PSF in collaboration with Embassy of France is carrying on two programmes including holding international travelling expos and promotion of inquiry-based science education in the country…Read More