Privatization of Environmentally Critical Spaces

December 15, 2018

Pakistan in the recent years has come to terms with several unexpected natural disasters. These events were inimical to infrastructure and livelihoods.Thousands of people have been injured, displaced and killed because of unforeseen floods, droughts, and cyclones. Such natural hazards are a stark reminder of the fact that Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. According to the Global Climate Risk Index,Pakistan ranks 33rd overall on the index and 8th on the list of 10 countries most affected by climate change from 1998 to 2017.