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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

03 March, 2020 10:01 am 10:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most valuable technology firms, stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic works related to global health, education and climate change. The billionaire and his wife Melinda run one of the world’s largest charities, the Gates … Read More

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UN hails Pakistan’s steps to meet Climate Change challenges

12 December, 2019 8:40 am 8:40 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – Executive Secretary United Nations Climate Change Conference Ms Patricia Espinosa has said the Pakistan is taking bold steps to meet climate change challenges. Talking to Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, she said steps taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Government of Pakistan regarding … Read More

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Climate change activists defy police ban on London protests

10 October, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, defied a police order to end protests on Tuesday after a week of disruption in London, targeting Britain’s transport ministry and security agency MI5. Gail Bradbrook, one of the founders of the group that is half way through two weeks of … Read More

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Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London

10 October, 2019 2:59 pm 2:59 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the BBC’s headquarters on Friday, calling on Britain’s public service broadcaster to treat climate change with the same gravity as World War Two and tell the public the truth. The group, which promotes a rebellion against the political, economic and social structure of the modern world to avert … Read More

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London police arrest 21 climate change protesters as mass action starts

10 October, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Police in London said they had arrested 21 climate activists by 8 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Monday as the Extinction Rebellion protest group launched two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to call for urgent government action to curb carbon emissions. The protests, which organisers expect to bring 10,000 people to the British … Read More

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PM urges world to support low-emission countries for coping with climate ch...

09 September, 2019 9:59 am 9:59 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has urged the developed countries to support the low-emission countries for coping with climate change and looming consequent crises. The prime minister stated while addressing a high-level event on “Environmental Stewardship in Addressing Poverty to Achieve Sustainable Development for All” co-chaired by him and Malaysian … Read More

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Powerful countries should play role to deal with climate change issues: PM ...

09 September, 2019 9:57 pm 9:57 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the world will have to jointly work to deal with the climate change issue. Addressing UNSG’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, he said that the government had apprehended a year ago that Pakistan faces severe climate change issue. “We made a plan to plant … Read More

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China’s Xi Jinping emphasizes need to open borders for increasing trade

04 April, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

BEIJING (92 News) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has emphasized the need to open borders for increasing trade. Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the need to speed up work for basic infrastructure and industrial development to meet the challenges of economy being faced by the world. He said this while addressing leaders’ roundtable meeting … Read More

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UAE gifts 18 precious lions to Pakistan

04 April, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wildlife Department on Wednesday gifted 18 precious lions to Pakistan. According to the details, Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced to gift 18 lions including four white tigers, six Bangal tigers and eight African lions, worth Rs100 million, to Lahore zoo of Pakistan in … Read More

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Three ministers have links to banned outfits, alleges Bilawal

03 March, 2019 6:20 pm 6:20 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday again alleged that three current ministers have links with the banned outfits. Addressing a press conference with Sindh Chief Minister Murad ali Shah at the inauguration ceremony of ‘Sarbabz Sindh’, the PPP leader demanded the prime minister to take strict action … Read More


Most Germans favor speed limits on the Autobahn

01 January, 2019 8:28 am 8:28 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – A majority of Germans favor setting maximum speed limits for Germany’s famously fast Autobahns to help battle climate change. Fifty-two percent of those polled wanted vehicle speeds limited to between 120 kph and 140 kph (75 mph and 87 mph), the poll conducted by the Emnid institute and published by Bild am … Read More

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Senate body visits Pakistan Navy Dockyard & Headquarters

01 January, 2019 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change headed by Chairperson Senator Sitara Ayaz and Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul visited Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Karachi Shipyard and Karachi Harbour on Friday. During the visit, delegates were briefed about Pakistan Navy and PMSA’s efforts to … Read More

Nations agree on global climate pact rules, but they are seen as weak

12 December, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming. After two weeks of talks in the Polish city of Katowice, nations finally reached consensus on a more … Read More

Thousands march in French cities to demand action against climate change

09 September, 2018 9:13 am 9:13 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in France’s main cities to demand action against climate change and to show support for former environment minister Nicolas Hulot who quit in frustration over the government’s approach. Police said as many as 18,500 protesters took the streets in Paris joining a global campaign dubbed “Rise … Read More

WEF releases report about PTI’s billion tree tsunami project

07 July, 2018 11:23 am 11:23 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – World Economic Forum (WEF) released a detailed report about the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) billion tree tsunami project on his website. As per details, the report of WEF appreciates PTI chief Imran khan’s for plantation of billions tree project in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The report highlighted the gains made by the PTI … Read More