International "Science-Policy Conference on Climate Change" in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: A three-day International "Science-Policy Conference on Climate Change" will start from December 18 to assemble latest scientific findings on policy-relevant issues on atmospherically changes in the country.

The conference is focused to indentify major gaps in analysis, data collection and applied research and facilitate interaction between the scientific community, policy makers and other major stakeholders.

The conference is being organized by US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro in participation with Global Change Impact Studies Center (GCISC), Ministry of Climate Change Pakistan, University of Utah USA, Higher Education Commission and Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR).

Major themes of the conference included Glaciers Response to Climate Change, Climate Change and Food Security, Climate Change Trends in Pakistan, Climate Change, Vulnerable Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Climate and Disaster Preparedness, Climate Mitigation and Adaption, Climate Change and Water Security and Climate Change Policy, Governance and Conflict.