A much more structured approach is needed to develop a climate-integrated plan.
The country still has choices, that, if made, could halt the current path and take it in a different direction.
Shifting to a culture that values women’s economic participation will take time.
Women’s participation in the workforce in Pakistan has been consistently low, hovering below 25pc.
Ensuring clean air is a public service. Yet improving air quality does not involve quick fixes...
Even in the highest income quintile group, 22pc of children under five years are stunted.
There are important lessons that come out of the experience with Covid-19 that apply to tackling climate challenges
We need air quality labs in our universities.
What can political parties commit to doing that will make a difference to air and solid waste management?
Clearly, Pakistani students are the force that will contribute to a sustainable future for this country.
Most finance ministers don’t think that environment is their business, but we are discovering that it is.
We need to monitor air quality. This will allow us to determine pollution sources and address them.
China is a great example of a country acting in a focused way to reduce air pollution.
In Pakistan, we have an opportunity to shift directly to non-fossil fuel energy sources.
When it comes to waste reuse and recycling, there is a silver lining in Pakistan.
To tackle the pollution in our cities, we need to first acknowledge that we have an air quality problem.