Environment

Content related to environment in Pakistan


Pakistan facing five major risks related to climate change

Associated Press of Pakistan Pakistan is facing existence of five major risks related to climate change including rise in sea level, glacial retreats, floods, higher average temperature and higher frequency of droughts. In addition, being a predominantly agricultural economy, climate change is estimated to decrease crop yields in Pakistan not […]


Environmental Agenda Unnoticed In Pakistan Polls 1

By SARFRAZ ALI Environment has never been matter of concern for Pakistan and the tendency goes further chronic as all mainstream political parties, bracing for participation in the forthcoming polls, have placed environment issues at the bottom of their draft manifestos for 2013 elections.


Environmental impact may have triggered floods in Pakistan

Lahore: Moody International Pakistan says that environment impact and greenhouse gas pollution may have triggered floods in Pakistan as “dramatic’ weather patterns are consistent with changes in the climate caused by mankind and ill planned and loosely supervised industry” It may be added that Moody International operating in 60 countries […]


Poor land management, outdated irrigation system cause floods

Large number of dams is the  answer Tanvir Siddiqi Islamabad: Global warming with consequential climate change might be one explanation for Pakistan’s devastating floods, but scientists believe poor land management and outdated irrigation systems are also to blame for the devastation caused by the worst floods in the country’s history. […]