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Flooding in Pakistan shows that climate adaptation requires international support and regional co-operation

Human-induced climate change has caused unusual weather events likes severe floods and heatwaves. Image: AP Photo/Fareed Khan

Zafar Adeel

Executive Director, Pacific Water Research Centre, Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University

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The international community needs to step up and help Pakistan adapt to climate change-related events, says an environmental expert.
The international community needs to step up and help Pakistan adapt to climate change-related events, says an environmental expert. Image: Z. Adeel, Author provided

While Pakistan contributes a small fraction of the global greenhouse emissions, it is disproportionately impacted by climate change.
While Pakistan contributes a small fraction of the global greenhouse emissions, it is disproportionately impacted by climate change. Image: (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

There is a need to systematically build Pakistan’s capacity to cope with climate change-related flooding in the future.
There is a need to systematically build Pakistan’s capacity to cope with climate change-related flooding in the future. Image: (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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