Energy & Environment

Droughts, Pakistan, Climate Change Articles Asia Energy & Environment

Lessons for Pakistan from Droughts in the Past

In a media release in June 2018, a drought alert was issued by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), alerting all the stakeholders about the limited water available in reservoirs across…

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Karachi, Heat Wave, Climate Change, Pakistan Articles Asia Energy & Environment

A Scorched Karachi

In May this year, Karachi fell victim to another heat-wave as the temperature rose as high as 43 degrees Celsius. Climate change is a global phenomenon that has escalated the…

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Water, Water Security, Kalabagh Dam, Indus Basin, Pakistan, India Articles Asia Energy & Environment

Immediate Call For Referendum Over Feasible Water Storage Options

The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) released a report in September, 2017 that presented a holistic view of the water problems pertaining in the country. According to the…

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Water Dispute, India, Pakistan, South Asia, Kishanganga, SAARC, SCO, UN, Kashmir, Indus Water Treaty Articles Asia Energy & Environment

Escalation of the Indo-Pak Water Dispute

Due to climate changes, the scarcity of water has emerged as a new challenge for the global population. April 16, 2018, was all set to be marked as ‘Day Zero’…

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Water Policy, Pakistan, Israel, IMF, Climate Change, Water Articles Energy & Environment South East Asia

Applying Israel’s Water Policy to Pakistan

According to a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Pakistan ranks at third place amongst countries facing water shortages. Poor strategies by the government and inefficient, and poorly planned,…

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Americas Articles Asia Energy & Environment Europe Middle East & North Africa Publications Region Themes

REDD

ISIS, terrorism, corruption, energy shortages, inflation… And yet, from the cracks seeps through the burning issue of our time. Is it the threat of nuclearisation? Or the theatrics of the…

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Climate, China, Paris Accords, US, , CO2 Articles Asia Energy & Environment Publications Region Themes

Mantle of Climate Leadership Passed on to China

A sight peculiar to rural China is endless rows of low-rise buildings which are often accompanied by solar water heaters. It is estimated that around 3000 companies produce such devices…

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Articles Asia Energy & Environment Publications Region Themes

Time to Judge Our Energy Sector

In the post Paris conference era where the international community is expected to take collective action for cutting their emission levels, Pakistan is on its way to increase share of…

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Human Rights, Climate Change, Environment, Pakistan, United Nations, International Human Rights Instruments Americas Articles Asia Energy & Environment Europe Middle East & North Africa Publications Region Themes

Human Rights in the Wake of Climate Change

The phenomenon of human rights, its protection and its violation is one of the most vulnerable subjects prone to get affected by a number of factors. Be it a state…

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ParisDeal, COP21, ClimateChange Americas Articles Asia Energy & Environment Europe Publications Region Themes

An Overview of the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing the ability of states to adopt environment-friendly policies and machinery by making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards…

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