Both India and Pakistan have failed to strengthen the Permanent Indus Commission.
The ‘Risk Report’ outlines how the winds of change can be perilous for ill-prepared countries.
Top-down investments cannot succeed without strengthening the coping capacity of local communities.
In the upcoming donor conference, Pakistan must present the steps it will take to ensure climate-resilient lives.
Pakistan needs to treat climate change and development as two sides of the same coin.
Climate diplomacy is driven by faith in prolonged engagement in complex processes.
It is estimated that these floods have increased the incidence of poverty by more than 3.7pc.
Pakistan, like many other developing countries, will simply not have residual resilience to cope with recurring climate disasters.
Several judgements have defined the parameters of climate justice in the country.
The financial cost of climate risks has been on the rise for Pakistan.
Participation in UNGA and COP-27 provides an opportunity to cultivate a spirit of solidarity.
Our response to disasters has so far remained ad hoc.
A large part of the development infrastructure developed since the 1960s has been washed away or has become dysfunctional.
Flooding has emerged as the worst type of climate-induced disaster for Pakistan, perhaps the deadliest.
Stakeholders have been reduced to mere spectators witnessing the depletion of natural resources.
The natural disaster in Balochistan is a cry for climate-smart responses.
Ad hocism has compounded our climate vulnerabilities, and inaction restricts climate adaptation options.
The increased frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves are clearly attributed to climate change.
In the last 50 years, the world has built a web of linkages between environment and development...
A series of projects, no matter how useful, cannot diminish the need for systemic reforms.