Archive for the ‘Pakistan’ Category

Securing Indus Waters Rights

Via Eurasia Review, commentary on Indus River water tensions: The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) based in The Hague has declared that they have the jurisdiction to preside over the Pakistan-India conflict over the contentious Kishanganga and Ratle hydroelectric projects in the territory of Kashmir. This decision raises one of the oldest and most profound […]

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India-Pakistan Water Cooperation Returns to Kashmir

Via The Diplomat, a report on a hydroelectric inspection which signals increased India-Pakistan engagement amid climate concerns: In a significant move for both regional cooperation and climate resilience, a 40-member team comprising experts from India, Pakistan, and the World Bank arrived in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir this week to inspect two hydroelectric […]

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Mexico City Is Just The Beginning: 11 Other Cities at Risk of Running Out Of Water

Via Business Insider, a list of 11 other cities at risk of running out of water: Mexico City is on the brink of a water catastrophe. Experts predict that the city of 8.8 million people could run out of drinking water this month. But Mexico City is not the first city with a water crisis […]

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India and Pakistan Can Future-Proof Their Threatened Rivers

Via OneWater, a look at how India and Pakistan can future-proof their threatened rivers: > India has signalled its intention to re-negotiate the Indus Water Treaty > Climate change has profoundly impacted the rivers governed by the Treaty > To future-proof their rivers, leaders in India and Pakistan will need to shape a different approach […]

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No Respite From Water Crisis In Karachi

Via, a report on Karahi’s ongoing water crisis: While people continue to face acute water shortages in many parts of the metropolis on the eve of Eidul Fitr, there is no respite in sight from the water woes even during the three-day of the religious festival with suspension of supply through water bowsers for […]

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Pakistan Facing 30% Water Shortage For Sowing Season

Via Terra Daily, a report on Pakistan’s water shortage during an upcoming critical agricultural season: Pakistan is facing a 30 percent water shortage at the start of the sowing season for cash crops such as rice and cotton, the country’s water regulator said. The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) said the gap is based on […]

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