PR No. 33 ‘The Global Change Impact study Centre can mitigate climate change effects through their research work”, Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah khan Islamabad: September 8, 2017

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Federal Minister for Climate change Senator Mushahidullah khan called on meeting of Global Change Impact Study Center to brief about their performance.

Dr.Khalid  Banuri Chief Executive of Global Change impact Study Centre briefed the Federal Minister  about the working of this department. He highlighted Global Change Impact Study Centre undertakes scientific investigation of Climate Change at national, regional and international level. This department works on climate change issues, capacity building and distribution of resources. This department is involved in research, advice, and advocacy at international level. He also told the minister that we have completed twenty projects and have 100 publications.

Federal Minister was told about method used in China for raising ground level water. Federal Minister for Climate Change said we will high sign Memorandum of Understanding with China after consulting relevant department to introduce this technology in Pakistan.

Dr. Shahbaz Chief Climatologist informed the federal minister for climate change that see 0.6 degree centigrade temperature rise globally and in Pakistan in the past. But their scientific investigation informs that in future Pakistan will be one point ahead in rise of temperature as compared to rest of the world.

Dr. Zia Hashmi heading the section of Water and Glaciology highlighted that extreme events like hydrological cycles causes Glacier Lake Outburst Flood.

Federal Minister for Climate Change instructed to make this department more efficient and active to provide better research work on climate change issues.

The Global Change Impact Study Centre is research arm of Ministry of Climate Change and conducts research on various climate change issues.

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