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  • Opinion: the Basha dam and Pakistan’s water crisis

    October 18, 2018

    As Pakistan approaches absolute water scarcity, the call for more dams is rising, but without changing how the country manages its reservoirs, these may do little good, argues Taimoor Akhtar

  • Diving against debris in the Arabian Sea

    October 11, 2018

    A handful of Pakistani divers have been removing litter from the Arabian Sea since the 1980s, and yet the task is far from done. Creating marine protected areas and working with fishing communities provide a longer term solution, conservators say.

  • Greener Pakistan: A case for climate diplomacy

    October 05, 2018

    Pakistan could boost its international image by joining the fight against climate change, but first the country has to turn its back on its massive coal expansion plans

  • Beware the China model: Asia doesn’t have enough water

    October 02, 2018

    Asia does not have enough water to fuel its economy or provide food and power unless countries radically rethink their current export–led growth model, argues a new report from the Hong Kong based NGO China Water Risk. At the heart of this water crisis are Asia’s ten major rivers that originate in the Hindu Kush […]

  • Government unhappy, but Pakistan to stay with coal

    August 28, 2018

    Pakistan has responded to its energy crisis largely through coal, and the new government can do little to change that, especially because coal-fired power plants are being set up by China

  • The changemakers of Soan

    August 13, 2018

    In Pakistan’s Soan river basin, deeply impacted by climate change, farmers, local leaders, and innovators are embracing technologies to deal with irregular rains and rising temperatures