Apple launches $300 million clean energy fund in China

The investment from the iPhone maker, which will be made along with 10 suppliers including Pegatron Corp and Wistron Corp over a four-year period, also comes as the United States and China lock horns over trade

Living standards in Pakistan will be hampered by climate change: World Bank

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VW’s Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Volkswagen was holding crisis talks on Monday to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand, a source familiar with the discussions said, after German authorities arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating.

As water crisis deepens, drought reality hits Pakistani population

Per capita water availability has been on a downward trend for decades. In 1947, when Pakistan was created, the figure stood at about 5,000 cubic meters per person, according to the World Bank. Today it is 1,000 cubic meters

Water and climate change: the (hopefully not) insurmountable challenges

Here is the bad news when it comes to climate change: if the government of Pakistan consisted of 100% extremely competent and completely uncorrupt...

Differences between CEO, board mar NRDMF operations

The disaster management fund had been setup with a $200 million loan contracted from the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Water shortage threatens cotton sowing and production

Cotton plantation in Punjab wasn’t as severely impacted by water shortage but could only be sown at 4.39 million acres or 77 percent of the targeted area set at 5.70 million acres

Water shortage compels Punjab to dissuade farmers from planting sugarcane crop

Water shortage during the early part of the Kharif season has risen to an alarming 45 percent from initial projections of 32 percent against average uses.

Govt finally imposes restrictions on metal contents level in gasoline products

Manganese would be totally phased out from petrol after May 1st, 2019

TAPI gas pipeline to fulfil international, local environmental laws

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Climate Change Romina Khurshid Alam said the government is making efforts to ensure that the 800-km long...

Water shortage will rise to 52 percent for Kharif sowing season

Sindh’s water shortage was recorded at 53 percent and for Punjab, it was 47 percent

Pakistan struggling to setup meeting with WB over Kishanganga dam dispute

WB officials say busy schedule of their president is causing problems in setting-up a suitable time for the meeting

50-Megawatt Jhimpir Power starts commercial operations

Jhimpir Power, Burj Capital’s first project, in its 500MW renewable asset platform in Pakistan achieved commercial operations with plant inauguration held by Burj Capital officials on Wednesday.

Deadlock persists in Kishanganga dispute, WB working to protect Indus Waters Treaty

LAHORE: The World Bank is working in conjunction with Pakistan and India to find an amicable solution over the recent differences regarding dispute resolution...

NWP approved by CCI, seeks development budget rise for water resources to 10 pc by 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first National Water Policy has been approved by the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Tuesday with the consensus of all the...

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