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2017 One of the Three Hottest Years on Record: World Meteorological Organization

2017 One of the Three Hottest Years on Record: World Meteorological Organization

The World Meteorological Organization has listed 2017 among the three hottest years on record. In the WMO’s Statement on the State of the Climate released at the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Germany, scientists have said that 2016 remains the …Continue reading

How Hot Weather and Climate Change Affect Airline Flights

Hot weather has forced dozens of commercial flights to be canceled at airports in the Southwest this summer. This flight-disrupting heat is a warning sign. Climate change is projected to have far-reaching repercussions – including sea level rise inundating cities and shifting weather patterns causing long-term declines …Continue reading

Pakistan and France Ink Agreement on Cooperation in Meteorology

Governments of Pakistan and France signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Thursday to strengthen bilateral scientific cooperation in meteorology. The agreement was inked in Paris. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moinul Haque and Meteo France Chief Executive Officer of Jean-Marc Lacave …Continue reading

Disappearing Forests

Pakistan’s forests are no longer what they used to be. At the time of partition, the country’s forest cover stood at 33 percent. By 1990, Pakistan’s forest cover had declined to 3.3 percent. Fast forward another quarter of a century, to 2015, …Continue reading

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