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  • June 06, 2024

    Our land, our future

    Our land is the only source of our survival providing food, water, air, and shelter

  • May 14, 2024

    Why birds need bugs

    Theme for World Migratory Day 2024 focused on role and relationship of insects in our ecosystem for migratory birds

  • April 27, 2024

    Planet vs plastic

    Earth Day protests carry a vital message that is relevant 365 days a year. — AFP File Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22 to highlight...

  • April 19, 2024

    Water for peace

    Representational image. — PexelsWater is an important scarce natural resource that is required for several everyday activities. Water plays a...

  • April 03, 2024

    Technology for forests

    Coniferous forest in Gallies Biosphere Reserve. — UNESCOThe world celebrates International Forest Day every year on March 21 to highlight the role...

  • March 08, 2024

    Invest in women for progress

    Yet women and girls are often ignored in discussions on demographics, with their rights violated in population policies

  • February 23, 2024

    Climate justice

    Climate change is a global challenge that is creating problems of social justice in multiple ways

  • February 05, 2024

    Save the children

    Similarly, according to a Human Rights Watch report, published in Sep 2022, “more than 400 children have been killed in floods in Pakistan, and...

  • January 18, 2024

    Climate and AI

    AI Innovation Grand Challenge was launched as part of a high-level event of COP28 organized by UN Climate Change Technology Mechanism in...

  • January 04, 2024

    COP28: an oasis?

    The second central outcome of COP28 was the Global Stocktake agreed by a majority of the 200 participating countries

  • December 11, 2023

    Taking responsibility

    The Loss and Damage Fund was set up last year at COP27. The fund aims to provide financial support to developing countries to recover from...

  • December 02, 2023

    COP28 commitments

    COP28 began on November 30 in Dubai. Climate finance will be one of the most important areas and core of the negotiation process during this climate...

  • November 17, 2023

    COP28: a great opportunity

    The COP28 logo can be seen in this image. — AFP/FileCOP28 is being hosted by Dubai, United Arab Emirates from November 30 to December 12 and will...

  • November 01, 2023

    Carbon markets

    A person walks past a #COP28 sign during The Changemaker Majlis thought leadership workshop in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on October 1, 2023....

  • October 07, 2023

    How not to waste food

    The International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste was observed on September 29, 2023. The theme of this year’s IDAFLW was ‘Stop Food...

  • September 28, 2023

    Help the ozone

    The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated every year on September 16 to create awareness about the importance of...

  • September 19, 2023

    Biodiversity financing

    The Global Biodiversity Framework Fund has been established at the recently held Global Environmental Facility Assembly in Vancouver, Canada. The...

  • August 31, 2023

    A water-wise world

    World Water Week 2023, an international conference, was held from August 20 to August 24 in Stockholm, Sweden and highlighted the importance of...

  • August 21, 2023

    Green skills

    The theme of International Youth Day observed on August 12 was ‘Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World’. According to the UN,...

  • August 09, 2023

    Resilient infrastructure

    The construction of infrastructure on resilient foundations leads to such structures absorbing and preventing sudden and severe shocks which could...

  • July 20, 2023

    Net-zero targets

    While talking about climate change issues, the term ‘net-zero’ is used very often. According to the United Nations Climate Action literature,...

  • June 29, 2023

    Climate-change survivors

    Climate-led disasters are pushing developing and under-developed countries into the poverty trap. Sudden financial losses caused by natural...

  • June 18, 2023

    The COP28 agenda

    The annual Climate Change Conference under the United Nations Framework Convention will be held in the UAE at the end of 2023 to steer the global...

  • June 05, 2023

    Beat plastic

    World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to remind the world about the various dangers of environmental degradation faced by our...

  • May 23, 2023

    The climate issue

    The Pakistan Metrological Department has released its monthly report for March, which discloses that 42 per cent more rainfall occurred in March...

  • May 01, 2023

    Invest in the planet

    The theme of this year’s ‘Earth Day’ – observed on April 22 – was ‘Invest in Our Planet’. The day was observed to encourage people to...

  • April 13, 2023

    Zero waste

    On December 14, 2022 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution at its 77th session to declare March 30 as the International Day of...

  • March 23, 2023

    Sustainable forestry

    International Forest Day is celebrated every year on March 21 to highlight the role of forests in sustainable development; threats to forest cover;...

  • March 13, 2023

    DigitAll for climate

    The theme for UN International Women’s Day 2023 was ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality’. This year’s International...

  • February 24, 2023

    Green resilience

    Pakistan has successfully conducted an international donor conference in Geneva with the support of the UN and convinced the world to support flood...

  • February 06, 2023

    Climate education

    The International Day of Education is observed every year on January 24 to sensitize people about the role of education to promote progress and...

  • January 23, 2023

    Resilient Pakistan

    Pakistan has successfully conducted the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan with the support of the UN in Geneva to garner...

  • January 16, 2023

    Building back Pakistan

    Pakistan is a victim of devastating climate-led disasters like glacier melt, droughts, floods, heatwaves, smog, etc. The 2022 floods were one of the...

  • December 29, 2022

    Climate migration

    The International Day of Migration is observed every year on December 18 to create mass awareness about the challenges and rights of migrants. The...

  • December 01, 2022

    Loss and damage

    The representatives of more than 200 nations agreed on the Loss & Damage Fund after COP27 held at Sharm-el Sheikh, Egypt. ‘Loss and damage’ is a...

  • November 19, 2022

    Climate and gender

    The recently concluded COP27 observed the COP27 Gender Thematic Day on November 14 to demand justice for women and girls affected by climate-led...

  • November 09, 2022

    Climate diplomacy

    Pakistan is a victim of climate disasters in the form of heatwaves, floods, glacier melting, and droughts. The recent floods in the country have...

  • September 24, 2022

    Stuck in poverty

    The term ‘poverty trap’ is used in economics to define the vicious cycle of poverty that does not allow the poor to escape poverty. People...

  • March 08, 2022

    For a sustainable tomorrow

    The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2022, is ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’. It also supports the main theme of...

  • April 26, 2021

    Womenomics in Pakistan

    The term ‘womenomics’ defines the role of women in any economy. Countries can boost their economies by creating knowledge, proper management,...

  • March 17, 2020


    I coined the term ‘Coronalization’ considering its multi-dimensional and global effects. The word ‘coronalization’ is a combination of...

  • March 06, 2020

    Generation equality

    Every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 to mark the equal status of women. The theme of this year’s IWD is: ‘I am...

  • December 12, 2019

    Gender and climate change

    The relationship between climate change and gender sensitivity cannot be ignored; climate-based gender discrimination is a problem for the whole...