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Muhammad Aqeel Awan
Muhammad Aqeel Awan

The writer is pursuing an MPhil in development studies at Lahore School of Economics and works as a research associate at LUMS.

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  • September 20, 2017

    The climate question

    Climate change-driven natural disasters around the world have taken more than half-a-million lives around the world and incurred financial losses...

  • September 14, 2017

    Climate and inequality

    Reports on climate change show that Pakistan is ranked at the 135th position in terms of its carbon emissions. However, in terms of the risk that...

  • July 27, 2017

    Perils of food security

    According to the World Food Programme (WFP), six out of 10 Pakistanis are food-insecure. Every government in Pakistan has made plans to reduce food...

  • July 20, 2017

    The burden of thirst

    A recent report has revealed that 90 percent of the water supply available to the residents of Karachi is unfit for human consumption. The report...

  • July 02, 2017

    Recipe for urban development

    Economists view cities as engines of growth. However, empirical evidence has made it possible to argue that this vision for urban development will...

  • May 16, 2017

    A question of autonomy

    A movie titled ‘Educating Rita’ came out in 1983 as a profound attempt at understanding the nexus between education, gender and class in...

  • May 06, 2017

    How to save the planet

    Since 1990, more than 600,000 deaths have been recorded as a result of climate change-driven natural disasters. Climate change – brought about...

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