Ali Tauqeer Sheikh

Saving the IWT

Saving the IWT

Both India and Pakistan have failed to strengthen the Permanent Indus Commission. Published 09 Feb, 2023 06:51am
Agenda for change

Agenda for change

The ‘Risk Report’ outlines how the winds of change can be perilous for ill-prepared countries. Published 26 Jan, 2023 08:17am
Spending $10 billion

Spending $10 billion

Top-down investments cannot succeed without strengthening the coping capacity of local communities. Updated 12 Jan, 2023 08:52am
Partnerships for resilience

Partnerships for resilience

In the upcoming donor conference, Pakistan must present the steps it will take to ensure climate-resilient lives. Updated 05 Jan, 2023 09:20am
Monuments of maladaptation

Monuments of maladaptation

Pakistan needs to treat climate change and development as two sides of the same coin. Updated 29 Dec, 2022 08:54am
Reducing climate costs

Reducing climate costs

It is estimated that these floods have increased the incidence of poverty by more than 3.7pc. Published 17 Nov, 2022 07:43am
Brace for impact

Brace for impact

Pakistan, like many other developing countries, will simply not have residual resilience to cope with recurring climate disasters. Updated 03 Nov, 2022 07:48am
Climate justice at home

Climate justice at home

Several judgements have defined the parameters of climate justice in the country. Updated 20 Oct, 2022 08:24am
Loss and damage

Loss and damage

Participation in UNGA and COP-27 provides an opportunity to cultivate a spirit of solidarity. Updated 22 Sep, 2022 09:29am
Man-made catastrophes

Man-made catastrophes

Flooding has emerged as the worst type of climate-induced disaster for Pakistan, perhaps the deadliest. Updated 25 Aug, 2022 08:52am
The environmental journey

The environmental journey

Stakeholders have been reduced to mere spectators witnessing the depletion of natural resources. Updated 14 Aug, 2022 08:41am
Redefining disasters

Redefining disasters

The natural disaster in Balochistan is a cry for climate-smart responses. Published 04 Aug, 2022 07:58am
Unprepared for climate change

Unprepared for climate change

Ad hocism has compounded our climate vulnerabilities, and inaction restricts climate adaptation options. Updated 08 Jul, 2022 09:20am
Pakistan’s changing heat map

Pakistan’s changing heat map

The increased frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves are clearly attributed to climate change. Updated 18 Jun, 2022 09:17am
Web of resilience

Web of resilience

In the last 50 years, the world has built a web of linkages between environment and development... Published 05 Jun, 2022 07:02am
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