Published Date: Oct 7, 2013
SDPI organizes dialogue on climate change
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Monday organized a
seminar titled "Climate Change Repercussions for Pakistan: Perspectives
from the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report".
The seminar specifically focused policy implications requirement to be
drawn for Pakistan, given the country’s vulnerabilities to climate
change in the form of recurring floods, droughts and other natural
The seminar also focused on aspects such as immediate climate change
threats that necessitate policy actions in short as well as long terms,
opportunities and prerequisites for sustainable development of natural
resources, and economic consideration for increasing resilience to
climate change effects in Pakistan.
Dr Qamar Chaudhry, Eminent Climate Scientist and Deputy Director of
CDKN’s Asia programme, Dr Mohsin Iqbal, Head, Agriculture, Global Change
Impact Studies Centre (GCISC) and Dr Muhammad Hanif, Director, National
Weather Forecast Centre participated in interactive dialogue.