Published Date: May 3, 2011
SPEAKERS FOR AWARENESS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE
Experts and speakers of the seminar while highlighting the impor¬tance of alternate energy efficient technologies in climate change adaptation stressed the need to create awareness about changing climate scenarios, use of energy efficient devices, cut in fossil fuel consumption, reduc¬tion in green house emission, promote sustainable conception and implement mitigation and adaptation strategies to cope with climate change and its negative impacts.
Experts discussed ‘climate change as a global phenomenon that is likely to impact almost every sector of Pakistan’s economy, at a seminar on “Climate Change Adaptation through Promotion of Alternate and Energy Efficient Technologies in Pakistan” organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) here on Monday.
The speakers include Dr. Mehmood A Khawaja, Senior Adviser SDPI, Ahmed Nadeem Siddiqui, Director, National Institute of
Electronics Project, Munawar Sheikh, , Pakistan Council for
Renewable Energy Technology, PCRET, Col. Rashid Iqbal Ansari, Deputy Commandant, EME, Javeriya Hassan, Research Associate, SDPI, Anusha Sherazi, Project Associate, SDPI, Mr.Babar Khan, National Integrated and Development Association (NIDA) Pakistan, Besham, Kohistan, Mr.Bakht Muhammad, Sahara Welfare Foundation (SWF), Malakand and Mr. Abdul Rasheed Khan, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Science and Technology who chaired the seminar and con¬ducted the proceedings.