Tag: resources

Climate Change Impacts on Soil Resources

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Basically, climate change is a long term shift or modification in temperature, precipitation patterns, relative humidity and changes in hydro-logical phenomena. Climate change is a fundamental threat to sustainable development, with devastating impacts on agriculture, water resources, ecosystems, and human health. The evidence is clear that climate change is already hurting the poor particularly in […]…Read More

Pakistan current energy mix and alternative energy resources

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Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country economy. According to latest research, oil and gas reserves will be exhausted into the second half of this century. For that reason, to attain self-sufficiency, alternative energy resources are being explored around the globe. There are about 929 billion tons of coal reserves whose 40% […]…Read More

Pakistan current energy mix and alternative energy resources

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Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country economy. According to latest research, oil and gas reserves will be exhausted into the second half of this century. For that reason, to attain self-sufficiency, alternative energy resources are being explored around the globe. There are about 929 billion tons of coal reserves whose 40% […]…Read More

PMD conducted a workshop on water resources

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The Pakistan Meteorological Department has organized a workshop on the ‘Interaction of westerly and summer monsoon in upper Indus basin and its effect on water resources,’ and ‘projection and attribution of streamflow composition in mountain rivers in China and Pakistan’. Ahmad Kamal, Chairman Federal Flood Commission graced the occasion as chief guest.  Prof. Dr. M. […]…Read More

Alternate energy resources can help ailing forestry

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World Bank funded $3.8 million to protect forests and controlling their shrinkage under the REDD+ programme to Pakistan. “As long as forests remain to sliced down we cannot protect ourselves from reckoning impacts of global warming based on climate change. Climate shield against consequences of the climate change can be enhanced by increasing forest, ” […]…Read More

Serious concerns on exhausting marine resources

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During the review meeting of deep sea fishing problems, Sindh Environment Secretary Baqaullah Unar has expressed his profound concern for fast reducing marine resources. We have all the relevant laws in system need is the imposition of a letter and spirit,” Unar observed. The secretary underscored the need for improved coordination among all concerned departments. […]…Read More

Environmental protection demands renewable energy resources

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Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC) to mark World Environment Protection Day has organized a seminar in which the speakers said that Industrial revolution, deforestation, use of oils, coal and natural gas have a serious influence on global warming. The speakers warned that people in Pakistan should worry more about catastrophic climate change than terrorism. Chaudhry Ghulam […]…Read More

Use of non-renewable energy resources highlighted

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The speakers at a seminar organized by Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC) to mark World Environment Protection Day said that Industrial revolution, intensive farming, land clearing and use of non-renewable resources such as natural gas, oil, and coal have caused an abrupt rise in temperature globally. People feel less threat by the phenomenon of terrorism than […]…Read More