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Sindh Temperature

Sindh Experiences First Sub-Zero Temperature in Years

Temperatures have dropped dramatically in several regions of Sindh, Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the end of the rainy season. According to Pak Weather, the temperature in Sindh went below freezing for the first time in years on 14th January. The temperature yesterday night in Moro, a city in Naushahro Feroze, was -2.7 degrees Celsius....

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energy

The Dawn of a New Industrial Age

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), we are at the dawn of a new industrial age in the production of clean energy technologies, which will quadruple in value by 2030 and generate millions of new employment. The IEA predicted that the worldwide market for important mass-produced technologies including solar panels, wind turbines, electric car...

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Flood-hit Pakistan to seek $16B at next week’s conference

Flood-hit Pakistan to seek $16B at next week’s conference

Pakistani officials say the Islamic nation has had a negligible role in global warming but is still vulnerable to climate-induced devastation. With the United Nations at its side, Pakistan is expected to seek $16.3 billion in aid from the international community for reconstruction for millions of climate-induced flood victims next week in Geneva, officials said...

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Why Twitterati want to boycott the Film Pathan

Why Twitterati want to boycott the Film Pathan

Shah Rukh Khan’s film ‘Pathan’ will be released in January next month and his song ‘Bey Sharm’ was released a few days ago. Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is making a comeback on the big screen after five years and it was rumored that his comeback would be great, but few people could have predicted...

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Human Population

As Human Population Hits 8 Billion, These Are The Least Populated Countries For A Solitary Vacation

As the world human population clocked 8 billion today, there will likely be a paradigm shift in the manner people used to travel. By Panchali Dey As human population hits 8 billion, these are the least populated countries for a solitary vacation As the world human population clocked 8 billion today, there will likely be...

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floods in pakistan

How Pakistan can prevent another flood disaster

There are a number of science-based actions Pakistan can take to improve its capacity to deal with floods and minimise their effect.   By Mohsin Hafeez IWMI Country Representative for Pakistan As the flood waters receded across huge swathes of Pakistan in September, they revealed devastating losses. More than 1,500 people died, while 33 million suffered the...

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Angelina Jolie visits Pakistan to support communities affected by devastating floods

Angelina Jolie visits Pakistan to support communities affected by devastating floods

Pakistan, which has contributed just 1% of global carbon emissions, is also the second largest host of refugees globally, its people having sheltered Afghan refugees for over forty years.  International humanitarian Angelina Jolie is visiting Pakistan to support communities affected by the devastating floods. Heavy rains and floods across the country have impacted 33 million...

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