Adeel Mukhtar

Future of Paris Agreement

Future of Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement is the sine qua non of global climate action. Adopted in December 2015, entered into force even before the next UN climate conference in 2016 in Marrakech and being ratified by 147 countries in a record time, the Agreement aims to “reach global peaking of greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible,” and […]

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PAKISTAN CLIMATE CHANGE ACT: A FILLIP TO CLIMATE ACTION

PAKISTAN CLIMATE CHANGE ACT: A FILLIP TO CLIMATE ACTION

In 2010, a Congressional Research Service report entitled Security and the Environment in Pakistan argued that environmental pressures such as food insecurity, water scarcity, and the limited availability of arable land could “contribute to Pakistan’s decline as a fully functioning state” and could eventually lead to the expansion of extremist groups in the country. To put this […]

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