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Satellite study finds major shifts in global freshwater

Satellite study finds major shifts in global freshwater

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations around the globe where freshwater is changing, says a statement released by NASA on Thursday. The study, published in …Continue reading

Regional research fund on sea water use for agriculture suggested

Countries situated along the coastal belt in the region need to set up a fund to speed up research on the use of sea water for agriculture, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal suggested during his address at the opening day …Continue reading

Providing a Global Education in a Local Language

The advent of free online courses provided by non-profit institutions such as edX and Khan Academy have provided convenience and flexibility to students who want to continue learning. These online courses provide free education to all and are a supplement to in-class …Continue reading

Global Stocktake Shows the 43 Greenhouse Gases Driving Global Warming

The most comprehensive collection of atmospheric greenhouse gas measurements, published today, confirms the relentless rise in some of the most important greenhouse gases. The data show that today’s aggregate warming effect of carbon dioxide (CO₂), methane (CH₄) and nitrous oxide (N₂O) is …Continue reading

While Nations Play Politics, Cities and States Are Taking up the Climate Challenge

Last week, Donald Trump entered the White House Rose Garden and announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord. In doing so, he fulfilled his campaign promise to “cancel” the Paris deal, a move that calls into question …Continue reading

The Perils of Inaction on Climate Change

Extreme and erratic weather conditions, regular floods and lower agricultural outputs call for urgent adaptation reforms to counter the adverse effects of climate change in Pakistan. Currently, Pakistan ranks seventh in the 10 countries that are most affected by climate change globally, …Continue reading

Pakistani Cleantech Startup Wins Global Award

A Pakistani startup has won an award in the “Waste to Energy” category at a global competition for innovators of clean technology. The competition was held in Silicon Valley on 9th February, 2017 during Cleantech Week in San Francisco. Innovators and entrepreneurs …Continue reading

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