Get water shoes? climate change heightens ‘flood risk’ in Pakistan

Guest Contribution: Ahmad Ahsan Torrential downpours flooded huge swaths of Northern Pakistan in July; leading to nearly 50 deaths and damage and destruction to residences, infrastructure, and crops. These rains came atop the monsoon season, which historically has been the harbinger of flooding for decades. Over to the East, monsoon fueled storms and floods haveContinue reading “Get water shoes? climate change heightens ‘flood risk’ in Pakistan”

Climate Action Now | Sustainabilitea with Dawar

In this new series, Green Box invites young changemakers for sustainabilitea with co-founder Mohsen Gul. Mohsen poses candid questions about their motivations, experiences and hurdles. Our next guest is Dawar Hameed Butt, a public policy specialist who is passionate about climate change resilience in Pakistan and has been an integral part of organising highly successfulContinue reading “Climate Action Now | Sustainabilitea with Dawar”

It might get too hot for a PIZZA!

Source: The Climate Reality Project BREAKING: Climate Change is Coming for Your Pizza Don’t say we didn’t warn you. But now that you know, here’s how you can fight back. An awful lot of internet ink has been spilled cataloging the climate crisis’ impact on many of the foods and drinks we love most, fromContinue reading “It might get too hot for a PIZZA!”

Winter is coming! A Sad Irony according to Jon Snow

“Winter is coming” may be the tagline for HBO’s Game of Thrones, but the actor who plays Jon Snow finds it “terrifying” that where they film, ice is vanishing. The award-winning HBO fantasy — which Time magazine calls “the biggest and most popular show in the world” — has its seventh season premiere July 16. Time interviewed actor KitContinue reading “Winter is coming! A Sad Irony according to Jon Snow”

Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just 2 years!

A province in Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just two years as part of an effort to restore forests wiped out by decades of felling and natural disasters such as floods. The project – dubbed Billion Tree Tsunami – aims to slow down the effects of global warming in Pakistan which ranks inContinue reading “Pakistan has planted a billion trees in just 2 years!”

#Art4Climate UNFCCC’s Comic Art Project in Portugal

#Art4Climate is a joint initiative of UNFCCC secretariat and Julie’s Bicycle on the work of artists who make the issue of climate change more accessible and understandable by featuring it in their work. Young people in Portugal are being educated about the risks of climate change and the opportunities of climate action with the helpContinue reading “#Art4Climate UNFCCC’s Comic Art Project in Portugal”