HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS AGGRAVATING PAKISTAN’S WATER CRISIS

    How climate change is aggravating Pakistan’s water crisis The Germanwatch think tank says in its latest climate risk report that Pakistan is the world’s seventh most vulnerable country to climate change. In a DW interview, expert Tariq Banuri explains the reasons behind this. DW: Experts link Pakistan’s water shortage to mismanagement, but is…

2018 Fireflies Dialogues – Dialogue, Negotiation & Reconciliation

The 2018 edition of the Fireflies Dialogues, focusing on Dialogue, Negotiation & Reconciliation, will be held from 8-11 February, 2018 at Fireflies Intercultural Centre in Bangalore, India. The Fireflies Dialogues happen yearly through Pipal Tree’s Meeting Rivers programme (Bangalore, India) and Dialogues en Humanité (Lyon, France). The Dialogues create opportunities for thinkers, artists, activists, students, journalists, policy makers, bureaucrats, scholars,…

Delhi Smog Caused By Stubble Burning In India’s Bread Basket

The burning of crop residue in Punjab and Haryana is creating serious air pollution hazard over Northern India. They have  contributed significantly to the catastrophic levels of air pollution in the national capital. The development has refocused the importance of charting out ways to implement sustainable agricultural practices to combat global warming, a prime concern…

Saving Livelihoods In The Shadow Of Bagrote valley’s Melting Glaciers

Glaciers in Pakistan’s high mountains have more ice than anywhere outside the world’s polar regions. Many of the country’s 5,000 glaciers are now melting at a much faster rate due to increased temperatures in the mountain valleys. As glacial floods become more common and more hazardous in northern Pakistan, the Green Climate Fund agrees to finance a five-year risk reduction…