Weekly The Friday Times
Published Date: Feb 19, 2016
A cloud on the horizon
Pakistan is preparing a ‘comprehensive plan’ to tackle climate change. Will it work?
Pakistan is number eight on the list of countries most vulnerable to climate change. More than 800 people died because of a drought in Tharparkar last year and 260,000 families were directly affected. In Chitral, hundreds of houses were destroyed and 33 people were killed in an unexpected flood. And at least 2,000 people died because of an extreme heat wave in Sindh last summer. – See more at: http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/a-cloud-on-the-horizon/#sthash.St8K2Cx6.dpuf.Read more…