CANSA in the News

Health Professionals Call For Phase Out Of Fossil Fuels To Avert the Twin Crisis Of Air Pollution And Climate Change
Planet Outlook | 7th September 2021

Doctors and medical practitioners representing some of the largest associations and networks of public health professionals today called upon South Asian Governments to phase out fossil fuels – oil, gas and coal – to avert the twin crisis of air pollution and climate change. They also endorsed the Fossil Fuel Treaty and called for a just and fair transition that puts people’s health first.

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Twin benefits of mangrove plantation in Sundarbans: building resilience to climate change and supporting rural livelihood
Gaon Connection | 27th August, 2021

A joint effort by rural women in the Sundarbans and a non-profit is helping restore mangrove cover. The initiative is expected to reduce the impact of cyclones while it is also an income source to the women who are both planting and guarding the mangrove saplings.

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‘Cotton cultivation may shift to northern areas’
@Our Correspondent | 26th August 2021

On the question of what Pakistan is doing about the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-26), Special Assistant to PM on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam has said that Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is a rude awakening for the whole world.

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Speakers call for climate action to avert disasters– The Express
@etribune | 24th August 2021.

Special Adviser to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said that climate change impacts were continuously creating global chaos and climate action has become imperative to avert various kinds of disasters including frequent floods, droughts, wildfires, and heatwaves in different parts of the world.

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Pakistan Gets Global Attention For Right Climate Actions: Amin
@DailyUrduPoint | 23rd August 2021

Special Adviser to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam on Monday said the climate change impacts were continuously creating global chaos and Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report had highlighted this reality quite elaborately.

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Coal ash: ‘White prawns turned into ash prawns; fishers pushed into poverty’
Gaon Connection | 19th July 2021

In a webinar themed on the adverse effects of fossil fuels on the indigenous communities living around power plants, participants from various regions of India shared how both human health and livelihoods are impacted. They underlined that the communities must be at the focus of planning and decision-making.

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Climate Change Could Force 63 Million People From Their Homes in South Asia by 2050
Global Citizen | 19th December 2020

The growing impacts of climate change have already pushed more than 18 million people to migrate within South Asian countries, but that could more than triple in three decades if global warming continues on its current path, researchers warned on Friday.

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Climate change could create 63 million migrants in South Asia by 2050
REUTERS | 19th December 2020

The growing impacts of climate change have already pushed more than 18 million people to migrate within South Asian countries, but that could more than triple in three decades if global warming continues on its current path, researchers warned on Friday.

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Climate migration in South Asia set to treble by 2050 due to political inaction on global warming
Actionaid.org | 18th December 2020

More than 62 million South Asian people will be forced to migrate from their homes due to climate disasters by 2050, according to new research from ActionAid International and Climate Action Network South Asia. Political failure to limit global warming to below 2°C, as per the Paris agreement goal, is already driving 18 million climate migrants from their homes in 2020.

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