Tag Archives: Ministry of Climate Change

Protecting human health, environment from mercury exposure stressed

Islamabad, July 17, 2016 (PPI-OT): Deputy Director Climate Change Ministry, Dr Zaigham Abbas, has urged the provincial governments and relevant stakeholders to play their part for phasing out use of […]

208 million trees planted during three-month spring season: Climate Change Ministry Spokesperson

Islamabad, July 03, 2016 (PPI-OT): During spring season this year, 26.5 percent more trees against the target were planted across the country. Climate Change Ministry media spokesperson, Saleem Shaikh told […]

Pakistan unlikely to fight climate change without boosting forest cover, warns Climate Change Secretary

Islamabad, January 29, 2016 (PPI-OT): A target of 159 million tree plantation throughout the country has been set for the upcoming three-month spring season, which will kick off from February. […]

Pakistan in pressing need of research-based workable solutions to fight expanding desertification and aridity: Secretary

Islamabad, January 19, 2016 (PPI-OT): Climate Change Ministry Secretary, Arif Ahmed Khan, has underscored a need for scientists and researchers in Pakistan to steer policy research focus towards solutions direly […]

Inter-provincial coordination must for protecting forests, wildlife: Secretary

Islamabad, December 27, 2015 (PPI-OT): Federal Climate Change Secretary, Arif Ahmed Khan, has pledged to jointly work with provincial forest and wildlife departments and other relevant stakeholders to increase forest […]

Protecting ozone layer must for sustainability of life: Experts

Islamabad, September 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): Expert urged the global community take all-out measures to substantially mitigate climate-altering and ozone layer depleting emissions of carbon gases. “Our use of ozone-depleting substances […]

Improving farmers’ ability to produce food in today’s changing climate must for food security: Senator Mushahidullah

Islamabad, June 11, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Ministry of Climate Change and World Food Programme (WFP) have agreed to work together to address climates risks to agriculture sector and issues of […]

Unsustainable consumption, production patterns risk environmental sustainability: Senator Mushahidullah Khan

Islamabad, June 04, 2015 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said unsustainable patterns of consumption and production are one of the pre-dominant causes of the persistent […]

Senator Mushahidullah Khan urges better coordination among provinces for tackling wildlife smuggling

Islamabad, May 27, 2015 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan has urged the provincial wildlife department officials to boost their efforts to control wave of smuggling of […]

Climate change can scuttle Asia-Pacific economic growth trajectory, warns Mushahidullah Khan

Islamabad, May 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan, has said that UN’s recent report ‘Economic Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific’ has concluded that […]

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