Development planners end up shooting in the dark by taking decisions without knowing long-term projections and trends.
The world faces a climate emergency as the toll on people’s lives and livelihoods keeps growing.
The message is clear: the climate will continue to warm and weather extremes will intensify.
City master plans must include five components to bring sanity to the real estate gold rush.
Managing water scarcity is a function of judicious use in the most wasteful sector — agriculture.
Successive governments shelved most environmental ambitions one after the other.
We can operationalise some IWT clauses progressively for equitable benefit sharing.
Even if it was not invited, this summit was extremely important for Pakistan.
Selling biodiversity is like selling one’s soul.
It is an opportune time for the government to promote electronic vehicles.
Over 100 countries, including Pakistan, have failed to submit their national commitments to cut emissions.
Sindh has become a climate hotspot.
The idea of a just transition is emerging as a necessary condition for effective climate action.
The pandemic has highlighted how inseparably linked the climate and pandemic crises are.
The pandemic has made a bad situation worse, but has also provided a rare opportunity.
As food prices climb, poor consumers spend less on nutrition and the number of underweight children rises.
Pakistan must abandon its piecemeal approach for a clear water vision and negotiating strategy.
Pakistan’s ability to cope with climate-induced threats has further weakened in recent years.
We are desperately short of early warning systems.
There are many benefits for Pakistan if it publicly commits to becoming carbon neutral by 2050.