The workshop was hosted to raise awareness among all the stake holders including diverse segments of the civil society, by the state-run Climate Change
Center (CCC) of AJK.
In the 2017 Bonn climate-change conference, a 12-year-old Fijian boy whose village had completely been devastated by cyclone linked to climate change
, addressed negotiators and urged them to find solutions to the changing climate.
is already impacting communities around the world, with a disproportionate effect on the worlds poorest residents.
These people are climate change
refugees and for addressing their problems of rehabilitation and settlement, countries like Bangladesh need large funds which they lack.
They said that rain-fed areas are more vulnerable to climate change
, and stressed upon to adopt the recommendations of the research carried out in rain-fed areas by Climate Change
Center so that the negative impacts are minimized.
He said that the government passed the Pakistan Climate Change
Act, paving the way for setting up two new institutions the National Climate Change
Council (NCCC), which is chaired by the PM, and the National Climate Change
Authority, an executive body to implement the council's directives.
Addressing the Climate Change
Conference in Islamabad today, Abbasi said Pakistan had ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
in 2015 and is following the principles therein to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by twenty percent.
Islamabad: Pakistan is committed to playing its role in global efforts for tackling climate change
by adopting climate friendly-policies and meeting its international commitments, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has affirmed.
The proper way to tackle the issue, at the government level, is to consider climate change
an emergency and develop its policy, legal and institutional frameworks to mitigate the impacts on the vulnerable segments of the society.
If this speed of deforestation continues the severity of impacts of climate change
has been increased in shape of floods, heat waves, dust storms, urban flooding, land erosion and landslides and, health problems.
compounds these problems, making it more difficult for UC ANR to achieve its vision for 'a thriving California in 2025 where healthy people and communities, healthy food systems, and healthy environments are strengthened through partnerships between UC and the people of the state.
Those who don't believe in climate change
are often portrayed as being out of touch, ignorant or as someone that cannot comprehend science facts.
As part of the Year of Climate Change
and Health, APHA is sharing fact sheets, reports, graphics and other tools online at www.
Climate scientists long ago arrived at a consensus about the importance of human causes on climate change
Scientists and governments around the world largely accept the scientific conclusion that the climate is changing and that climate change
has been accelerated through the burning of fossil fuels and land clearing (Macdonald, 2013; Melillo, Richmond, & Yohe, 2014).