Country’s 1st Climate Change Authority Established

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Country’s 1st Climate Change Authority established

A three-member Supreme Court bench in its judgment had directed the Federal Government to establish the Climate Change Authority to cope with the risk of global warming and environmental degradation.

ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-May 18th, 2024) Federal Government on Saturday established the country’s first “Climate Change Authority” under the Climate Change Act 2017.

A three-member Supreme Court bench in its judgment had directed the Federal Government to establish the Climate Change Authority to cope with the risk of global warming and environmental degradation.

Climate Change Act 2017 states that the headquarters of the Authority will be in Islamabad and it may set up its offices at other places as per the requirement.

Abdullah Hussain

Abdullah Hussain is a staff member who writes on politics, human rights, social issues and climate change.