Environment

May, 2017

  • 29 May

    7 Crazy Things That Will Happen As Sea Levels Rise

    Sea levels are currently rising, and that’s not good. But what exactly is going to happen. Here are 7 crazy things.

April, 2017

  • 3 April

    In China and Pakistan’s Coal Romance, Where’s Love for Climate?

    Instead of seeking foreign investment to fulfill its energy needs with fossil fuels, Pakistan can ride the renewables wave, developing its workforce and technical and institutional capacity to harness solar energy.

March, 2017

  • 28 March

    Trump Slams Brakes on Obama’s Climate Plan

    Badly looking for a political win that would both fulfill some campaign promises to his political base and satisfy the demands of rank-and-file Republicans in Congress, President Trump on March 28 signed an expansive Energy Independence and Economic Growth Executive Order.   The executive order signals a sharp shift in federal climate change rules, standards and work procedures. This was …

  • 14 March

    Pakistan’s Unheralded Fight Against Climate Change

    Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it.

January, 2017

  • 22 January

    Asia’s Coal Plans Promise Development, Deliver Premature Death

    A new report from Greenpeace and Harvard says Chinese-financed coal projects in Asia could lead to 70,000 premature deaths a year.

  • 17 January

    Pakistan’s Coal Energy: At What Cost?

    The thoughtless rush for coal-fired energy by a politically motivated Pakistani ruling elite is both alarming and questionable.

November, 2016

  • 18 November

    Farmers Start Adapting to Climate-related Risks in South Asia

    Attempts to tackle the declining production of saffron, the iconic spice of Kashmir, is symptomatic of the various agricultural adaptations that are required across south Asia to adjust to climate change.

October, 2016

  • 26 October

    India-Pakistan Tensions Hit Climate Finance

    After objections by the Indian representative, the Green Climate Fund has kept on hold a project to reduce the risk of glacial lake outburst floods in northern Pakistan.

September, 2016

  • 10 September

    Melting Glaciers May Impact Hydropower Plans

    The World Water Week has put the focus back into shrinking glaciers but the jury is still out on the impacts they will have on the flow in snow-fed rivers and hydropower generation.

July, 2016

  • 19 July

    The Little-Known Fund at the Heart of the Paris Climate Agreement

    The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world's shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.