Pakistan: Climate Change and Global Warming:

by Muhammad Irfan
(Multan, Pakistan)

Every year the winters are shrinking and a few days of cold weather leaves us fresh and pleasant to face the scorching heat of the sun.

This has left everyone in every possible field worried because this global warming will affect our life styles.

The earth's climate is vibrant and always changing through a natural cycle. What the world is more concerned about is that the changes that are happening today have caught fire because of our very own deeds. These transformations are being studied by scientists through out the world in an attempt to find any evidence from tree rings, pollen samples, ice cores, and sea sediments.

The causes of climate change can be categorized into two main categories - those that are due to natural causes and those that are twisted by man.

The natural causes are continental drifts, volcanoes, and ocean currents accompanied by earth tilts, whereas the human factors range from bomb blasts and population outgrowth which is resulting in less and less greenery.

Climate change has harshly endangered the natural habitats of much of the wildlife populations. Some of the rare birds species like the black throated thrush, finches, magpie and golden eagle have almost vanished as the local ecosystems have been futile to sustain their needs. Many species of wolf and fox and their natural habitats are also being endangered by the changing climate.

The departure of vegetative covering, which has led to the migration of the Markhor and wild goats, has had ever negative implications for the elusive snow leopard, which, has now lost its critical food source.

This climate change can be only delayed by adopting a few measures such as:

  • By starting awareness programs at the grass root levels, small children should be made conscious about conserving and planting tress and plants for more greenery.

  • Promote genuine research programs on the part of developed nations to measure the ongoing damages to the natural environment of the mountainous communities in northern Pakistan.

  • Encourage innovative approaches to environmental challenges caused by climate change fully making use of our Indigenous information.

  • Help decrease pressure on the present forest belt by exploring convincing options to developing substitute energy sources.

The objective is to bring global warming under control by restraining the discharge of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping “greenhouse” gases into the atmosphere.

We can contribute to this global cause by taking personal measures. We can lend a hand instantaneously by becoming more energy efficient. Conserving and limiting our use of oil, gasoline and coal can set an example for others to pursue.

If we do not do something now, we will leave a much larger crisis to our children. The good news is that, if we all join hands in stopping the climate change; we can decrease its impact on our lives, on our environment and on future generations.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Climate Change News.

Return to Top of Page  

Like This Page?

Recent Articles

  1. Interview With Jonah Bryson: "If we fail to protect the environment, nothing else matters"

    Nov 07, 16 12:21 AM

    We had the chance to speak with Film Director, Musician and Conservationist Jonah Bryson during TIFF 2016. Bryson has directed “The Fight For Bala”, a

    Read More

  2. Climate is Back

    Nov 07, 16 12:19 AM

    As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I’ve come

    Read More

  3. Politicians Need to Break Free From Fossil Fuels

    Nov 06, 16 11:39 PM

    It’s time to break free from fossil fuels! It’s not time to promote pipelines and expand tar sands production in an attempt to create short-term jobs.

    Read More

  4. The Tides They Are A Changin'

    Nov 06, 16 11:18 PM

    We are really screwing up the Earth, and not having another one handy we need to get the message out to change our ways before it's too late. We cannot

    Read More

  5. Dying for Your Planet

    Oct 30, 16 02:51 PM

    Have you ever thought about what you value so much that you'd be willing to die for? What immediately comes to my mind is that I would do anything to keep

    Read More

Alternative Energy








How to Help


Important News

Sign a Petition!