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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

New Report Highlights Pakistan’s Need to Adapt to Climate Change

A report launched by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) comes as a reminder about the potentially devastating impact of climate change on Asian countries under a business-as-usual scenario of up to 8.5 degree Celsius rise in global temperatures by the end of …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

Warmer Winters ‘May Take a Toll on Wheat Yield’

Like December, Met Office forecasts January temperatures to be warmer than average as well. This year, winter weather in Pakistan has been about two to three degrees warmer than average, on the celsius scale, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) reports. PMD director …Continue reading

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