Green Pakistan – Plantation drive to commemorate Pakistan’s 71st Independence Day

On 14 August 2018, leaders of Jamati institutions, girl guides, boy scouts and members volunteers corps came together in an iconic plantation campaign to commemorate the 71st independence day of Pakistan. More than 1000 pariticpants planted 1600 indigenous plants at different locations in Pakistan.  Speaking about the program, Amin Lakhani, President, Ismaili Council for Southern…

Here’s what Trump would hate about Germany — The Local de

Donald Trump – the US Presidential candidate who loves to push the buttons of people less far to the right than him – would find plenty to dislike in the Federal Republic of Germany — The Local de Photos: DPA 1. Angela Merkel The Chancellor beat out Trump to win the coveted TIME magazine Person…

Call for steps to save mountain communities from calamities — Tribune com Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Environmental experts, government officials have stressed the need for implementing climate change policy to minimise disasters. They also called for providing training to communities in disaster risk reduction, emergency response and improvement in income levels of vulnerable groups. PHOTO: REUTERS (…) The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Rural Development Director Irshad Abbasi emphasized the government’s…

Could the Elections End Canada’s Carbon Capture? — by Liane Schalatek on Heinrich Böll Foundation |Canada rank ninth in the list of the world’s worst polluters

Since taking office in 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has focused on turning Canada into an energy superpower. The strategy behind this is the proposed doubling of the extraction of oil from Canada’s bituminous tar sands, located primarily in the western province of Alberta. Tar sands in Alberta. Creator: Dru Oja Jay, Dominion. This image…

Social Justice, the Environment, and Sikhs — by Sumeet Kaur on Tikkun org

Climate change disproportionately affects marginalized people and those on the periphery of global society. Heat waves, droughts, floods, and wildfires will exacerbate weaknesses in many ecosystems, ultimately leaving those whose livelihoods rely directly on the environment in worse shape than others. Farmers in Punjab, India – the birthplace and homeland for Sikhs – have already…

Copenhagen in Denmark is biking heaven for the cyclist with over 390 kilometres of designated bike lanes — watch videos, read and view more / New plans for London, UK

A journey around Copenhagen’s bicycle innovations   More Than Green   Published on 7 Aug 2014 This tour shows the latest bicycle innovations in Copenhagen: a wonderful new bridge (the Cycle Snake); the Green Wave, where cyclists going 20 Km/hr get the green light and might never have to stop because green LEDs are built…