Officials drag feet as Mukteshwari River inches towards death

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A project proposal has been sent to the water ministry for excavation and clearing of encroachment from the river TBS Report 29 December, 2022, 12:15 pm Last modified: 29 December, 2022, 12:55 pm Mukteshwari River. Photo: Collected “> Mukteshwari River. Photo: Collected Due to continuous encroachment, illegal fish farming by limiting water flow and unchecked […]

UN climate talks drag into extra time with scant progress

UN climate talks drag into extra time with scant progress

Negotiators say they have struck a potential breakthrough deal on the thorniest issue of United Nations climate talks in Egypt: the creation of a fund for compensating poor nations that are victims of extreme weather worsened by rich countries’ carbon pollution. Several cabinet ministers from across the globe told The Associated Press that agreement was […]

World Bank: Floods to drag up to 9 million Pakistanis into poverty

Between six and nine million Pakistanis are set to be dragged into poverty as a result of cataclysmic monsoon flooding linked to climate change, the World Bank said on Thursday. Pakistan has been lashed by unprecedented monsoon rains this year which killed 1,700, devastated two million homes, and put a third of the nation underwater. […]