Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE

A climate Change that is directly or indirectly related to human activity that changes the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability over comparable time periods. Pakistan contributes very little to the overall Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, but remains severely impacted by the negative effects of climate change.

IPAD emphasizes to take immediate actions to combat climate change and its impacts because it is likely to have wide-ranging and mostly adverse impacts on human health, environment and natural resources. The projected increase in the duration and frequency of heat waves is expected to increase mortality rates as a result of heat stress, especially in areas where people are not equipped to deal with warmer temperatures.