Massive societal changes needed to meet lower global warming target world needs: U.N

At the current rate of warming, the world's temperatures would likely reach 1.5C between 2030 and 2052

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

Govt finally imposes restrictions on metal contents level in gasoline products

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

Karachi Fish Harbour to be redeveloped as per international standards: Sindh govt

KARACHI: The government of Sindh is keen to develop the Karachi Fish Harbour (KFH) as per international standards, and is willing to provide complete...

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.

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

In Pakistan, Sindh emerges as the most vulnerable hotspot, followed by Punjab, said the report

IMF resident rep calls on Minister of State for Finance

ISLAMABAD: Newly appointed IMF Resident Representative to Pakistan, Maria Teresa Daban Sanchez called on the Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal here on Wednesday. The minister...

Reduce taxes on hybrid cars to contain pollution: Senate standing committee

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel on Thursday proposed the government to consider abolishing and reducing taxes on hybrid cars to contain pollution. And the Senate Standing...

How Zahoor Sarwar made energy conservation his business

Research Teck is focused on helping other businesses with their productivity enhancement and energy and environmental impact reduction needs

Clean energy production among top govt priorities: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that an increase in the production of clean energy was among top government’s priorities.

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)

Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste

UNEP has estimated that if current pollution rates continue, there will be more plastic in the sea than fish by 2050, as 8 million tonnes of bottles and waste swamp the oceans each year, killing marine life and entering the food chain

Chinese group to set up cheese processing factory in Pakistan

BEIJING: Joint Holdings Group Chairman Bai Shun called on the Consul General, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu on Monday at Pakistan’s Consulate General in Chengdu. The chairman...

Govt rejects demand to extend manganese phase out plan for oil refineries

On Tuesday, the government called for the manganese phase-out plan to be implemented strictly and directed refineries to decrease its manganese content to 24 milligrams per litre of petrol within two days

Differences over devaluation surfaced in fiscal policy board meeting

Finance Minister asks SBP to develop information sharing mechanism on major decisions, meanwhile, government expects improvement in economy after January 2019

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