Ms Maryam Shabbir Abbasi is an environmental expert based in the US. She is also a visiting Senior Research Associate with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad.
Whether actual money will be brought to the loss and damage facility remains to be seen
Pakistan needs to present a strong case for climate justice this year
We have not learnt from the floods of 2010 and were unprepared for this year’s floods
Poor management, climatic changes and environmental damage are to blame for the havoc caused by flooding
Although individual actions matter, a transformative environmental change requires collective efforts
Areas with more poverty, poor governance and lack of access to basic services are disproportionately affected by climate change
Pakistan is not the only country facing the problem. The entire South Asian region is at the risk of long and persistent heatwaves. It is the...
As a developing country Pakistan must receive financial and capacity-building support to fight climate change
Dealing with environment issues has been a big challenge for the PTI government
The pledges have lacked a long-term plan on how the parties would be shifting away from coal