PM for global efforts, funding to low CO2 emitting countries for ecosystem restoration

ISLAMABAD, Jun 5 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday called on the world to fight back for ecosystem restoration during the next decade and particularly retold the rich countries to assist the poor ones bearing the brunt of their immense carbon emissions. “Pakistan has minimal contribution in carbon emission. The rich countries responsible for huge… Continue reading PM for global efforts, funding to low CO2 emitting countries for ecosystem restoration

Pakistan to open virtual launch of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, Jun 3 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday will chair the official launch of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration by Pakistan as host country, ahead of World Environment Day to celebrate nature protection through ecosystem revival. The official launch will be held virtually from the UN platform where the Prime Minister of… Continue reading Pakistan to open virtual launch of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration tomorrow

Pakistan investing in Ecosystem Restoration to create 100,000 nature jobs: Amin

ISLAMABAD, May 28 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Friday said Pakistan was investing in ecosystem restoration through the Ecosystem Restoration Fund (ERF) which was launched last year and would be used to create 100,000 nature jobs. He was addressing a webinar as part of a series of… Continue reading Pakistan investing in Ecosystem Restoration to create 100,000 nature jobs: Amin

Cutting methane key to slowing global warming: UN report

UNITED NATIONS, May 07 (APP): A new U.N. report shows that human-caused emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade and that would avoid almost 0.3°C of global warming by 2045. That would put the Paris climate agreement’s goal of limiting temperature rise to 1.5… Continue reading Cutting methane key to slowing global warming: UN report

WHO urges halt to sale of live wild animals in markets, citing disease risk

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UNITED NATIONS, Apr 13 (APP):The U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a halt to the sale of live wild mammals in food markets to prevent the emergence of new deadly diseases, such as coronavirus. The WHO, which is based in Geneva, said that while traditional markets play a central role in providing food… Continue reading WHO urges halt to sale of live wild animals in markets, citing disease risk

Over 930 million tons of food thrown away in waste bins every year: UN global report

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 05 (APP): The Food Waste Index Report 2021, conducted by U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with WRAP, a British nonprofit that works to reduce global waste, found that 931 million metric tons (1.03 billion tons) of food were wasted by households, retailers and restaurants throughout the year. Approximately 17% of food… Continue reading Over 930 million tons of food thrown away in waste bins every year: UN global report

Pakistan to host World Environment Day tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (APP): Pakistan will host its first ever global world environment day celebrations here on March 1 to create awareness for effective actions among masses and stakeholders like the rest of the world for joining hands to preserve the rapidly dwindling ecology and ecosystems due to climate change. The announcement for making Pakistan… Continue reading Pakistan to host World Environment Day tomorrow

Top UN official thanks Pakistan for hosting World Environment Day June 5

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 23 (APP): The head of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Inger Andersen, has expressed her “huge thanks” to Pakistan for its move to host World Environment Day 2021. The flagship day, to be celebrated in partnership with UNEP on June 5, will also mark the formal launch of the UN Decade on… Continue reading Top UN official thanks Pakistan for hosting World Environment Day June 5

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