Ali Tauqeer Sheikh

Transformational change

Transformational change

A series of projects, no matter how useful, cannot diminish the need for systemic reforms. Published 12 May, 2022 08:02am
Climate-proofing the treaty

Climate-proofing the treaty

India and Pakistan are not the only states to share transboundary water resources with their neighbours. Updated 24 Apr, 2022 08:47am
A ‘Charter of Development’

A ‘Charter of Development’

Country needs a ‘Charter of Development’ to lay the foundation for transformational change through climate-resilient development. Updated 14 Apr, 2022 08:03am
Waterbodies for life

Waterbodies for life

Several options are available to policymakers to rejuvenate the Ravi. Published 27 Feb, 2022 07:15am
Cheap and clean energy

Cheap and clean energy

Pakistan’s energy policy has gone in the opposite direction of global trends. Published 23 Dec, 2021 07:35am
E-flows for the Indus

E-flows for the Indus

E-flows are essential for the protection of all three aquatic systems. Published 11 Dec, 2021 07:07am
Five takeaways from COP26

Five takeaways from COP26

COP26 did not succeed in meeting its stated targets, but it will be naïve to call it a failure. Updated 21 Nov, 2021 08:35am
Barometer of climate ambition

Barometer of climate ambition

If followed with commitment, the just released NDC by Pakistan may be an exception to the global trend. Updated 28 Oct, 2021 07:37am
Strengthening climate services

Strengthening climate services

Development planners end up shooting in the dark by taking decisions without knowing long-term projections and trends. Updated 10 Oct, 2021 08:41am
Climate of change

Climate of change

The world faces a climate emergency as the toll on people’s lives and livelihoods keeps growing. Updated 26 Sep, 2021 09:25am
Hell on Earth

Hell on Earth

The message is clear: the climate will continue to warm and weather extremes will intensify. Published 14 Aug, 2021 06:25am
Climate-smart cities

Climate-smart cities

City master plans must include five components to bring sanity to the real estate gold rush. Published 07 Aug, 2021 06:33am
The discord over water

The discord over water

Managing water scarcity is a function of judicious use in the most wasteful sector — agriculture. Updated 02 Jul, 2021 09:25am
In troubled waters

In troubled waters

We can operationalise some IWT clauses progressively for equitable benefit sharing. Published 23 May, 2021 06:49am