A breakthrough funding deal at the COP27 conference to help poor countries ravaged by climate change was welcomed by Pakistan, a nation devastated this year by record-breaking monsoon rains
Negotiators have approved an historic deal to create a fund for compensating poor nations that are victims of extreme weather worsened by rich countries’ carbon pollution.
The United Nations is asking for five times' more international aid after deadly floods in Pakistan left millions of survivors homeless and at rising risk of waterborne diseases.
The Pakistani government recognized the severity of the floods too late for many of the most vulnerable people in Sindh province.
Pakistani officials say weeks of floodwaters are now receding in the worst-hit southern Sindh province after a deadly summer in which monsoons left hundreds of thousands of people homeless.
Pakistan’s prime minister says his government will ensure people are compensated for homes lost to the country's worst-ever floods, which have killed 1,481 people since mid-June.
Pakistan is scrambling to deliver aid and save lives as the death toll from record-breaking floods in this impoverished Islamic nation rose to 1,422, with 31 more people dying in rain-related incidents this week
Pakistan is facing climate change's worst consequences partly thanks to the developed world, its finance minister said, as the nation battles severe floods.
Unprecedented, deadly floods in Pakistan have submerged an area bigger than Colorado. Morning Edition spoke with the country's climate minister and a civilian volunteer about ongoing relief efforts.
The United Nations and Pakistan have appealed for $160 million in emergency funds for nearly a half million displaced victims of record-breaking floods that have killed 1,162 people since mid-June.
Calling the deadly rainfall and flash floods “apocalyptic,” Pakistan’s climate minister called on global partners to scale up their emissions efforts.
What's behind the flooding in Pakistan are all hallmarks of manmade climate change: Warmer temperatures, hotter air holding more moisture then dumping unrelenting rain, and melting glaciers.
The deadly floods Pakistan is suffering raise a difficult question: Who should pay for the damage climate change is causing in the developing world?
Disaster officials say nearly a half million people in Pakistan are crowded into camps after losing their homes in widespread flooding caused by unprecedented monsoon rains in recent weeks.
The country's climate minister called the deadly monsoon season "a serious climate catastrophe."
Officials in Pakistan say deaths from widespread flooding have topped 1,000 since mid-June and the country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season “a serious climate catastrophe.”
Officials in Pakistan say deaths from widespread flooding have topped 1,000 since mid-June and the country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season “a serious climate catastrophe.”.
Pakistan’s prime minister is asking for international help for the impoverished nation's flood victims.
Officials say that recent heavy rains have wreaked havoc across Pakistan since mid-June, with 903 dead and about 50,000 people homeless.
Officials say three days of monsoon rains have left at least 17 people dead and damaged dozens of homes across southwest Pakistan
Pakistan has a woman on its highest court for the first time.