Category Archives: Energy

Impact of Electricity Cuts on the Way of Life

Breakdown of critical infrastructure systems, such as electricity generation and distributing systems, in modern societies can lead to economic expensive and socially catastrophic consequences.┬áPakistanis have been suffering from unscheduled and prolonged load shedding consistently for the past 7-8 years. This … Continue reading

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Sustainability Education- Need of the Hour

During the last few years, Pakistan has faced many man-made and natural disasters. It has been affected by floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes that has created a stressful society. Man-made critical infrastructure failure like the on going energy crisis has made … Continue reading

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Its not easy to make the “true” choice

It was a clear case of bashing. Rina Saeed Khan (RSK), an acitvitist for clean and renewable energy has always written commendable pieces about integrating economic development with environment but never before her piece invited such scathing comments as now. … Continue reading

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Water, plain and simple

I recently experienced an “Ahaaan!” moment, a refreshing insight into the energy, climate change, green economy (ECGE) nexus which for a long time has been labelled as a carbon management problem. I would like to confess that while taking an … Continue reading

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Incubating Change makers

Recently I came across two news items that spurred me to write my thoughts about the state of the affairs captured in those two news. Whilst they don’t have any direct relation with each other as such, they represent the … Continue reading

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Danish Ambassador to Pakistan: A Man on the Mission!

Yesterday (11 Dec. 2013), I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Jesper Moller Sorensen, the Danish ambassador to Pakistan. This meeting was arranged to share mutual interests and initiatives for promoting bilateral relations between Denmark and Pakistan both at the … Continue reading

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Sustainia – An Example to Emulate

Recently, I spent sometime following the initiatives and reports of ┬áSustainia, a Denmark based NGO that has been providing a vibrant and unique platform for promoting and supporting sustainable living in Denmark and beyond. Since coming across this organisation during … Continue reading

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