Last month, a three-member high court panel in Pakistan, composed of some of the country’s top judges, issued a court ruling that ordered the government there to document in detail … [Read full article]
Pakistan received a major boost in its endeavour to expand renewable energy infrastructure as Canada agreed to set up large-scale solar power projects in one of the country’s provinces. According … [Read full article]
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan has published its proposed revisions to feed-in tariffs for solar electricity projects in two regions generating between 1-100MW of capacity. According … [Read full article]
Fully funded by the Chinese government, Yingli Solar announced that Pakistan’s Parliament House in Islamabad will be powered by 1 megawatt (MW) of high-efficiency multicrystalline Yingli Solar panels. Inaugurated by the leaders … [Read full article]
Despite glaciers across the planet melting at an accelerated and unprecedented rate, one mountain range along the rim of the Tibetan plateau is home to a series of glaciers that … [Read full article]
The claim that global warming and climate change aren’t real gets increasingly ridiculous each year. For one, the science just makes it so much more obvious as it develops … [Read full article]
There are many causes that could create a global crisis, from food shortages to financial shortfalls to the effects of global warming and climate change. But the biggest concern is … [Read full article]
Heavy monsoon rains over the course of August 2011 have caused widespread flood damage in Pakistan. The southern province of Sindh was hit especially hard. The horrendous flooding has effected close to 5 million people, destroyed millions of homes, killed at least 361 people and displaced 600,000 who are currently living in refugee camps because of the continually rising waters.
While we see more extreme weather events hit the U.S., Australia, and other places around the world (no doubt, related to global weirding / climate change), those in Pakistan are … [Read full article]
This is a difficult list to come up with when you cover these topics every day. There are so many big stories, many of which never even hit the mainstream … [Read full article]
This post is part of our participation in Blog Action Day 2010, which is on the topic of Water. As R. Buckminster Fuller reminded us, we are all traveling aboard “spaceship … [Read full article]
TIME magazine once gave us the photos that were painful to accept of the Vietnam War, so did our TVs, and Walter Cronkite. Due to these images, we rose up … [Read full article]
In his alarm-ringing NY Times op-ed on Climate Change, professor Homer-Dixon* draws a comparison with the 2008 financial “meltdown” which finally led to new financial regulations, even though warnings of a housing bubble (and an emerging recession) were being made prior to the crisis. He advocates societies designing a contingency plan (‘Plan Z’ ) to deal with the immediate after-effects of one or more climate change disasters.