How Climate Change is Affecting Pakistan and Triggering Conflicts

Jul 12, 2023 | Environmental, Social, Videos

In the Himalayas, water is melting away at an alarming rate, jeopardizing the supply of nearly 2 billion people across South Asia. In “Politics of Climate Change,” CNA goes undercover to observe the proliferation of water thieves in Karachi and discovers how water has become the center of a major flashpoint between arch-rivals India and Pakistan. Join us as we witness the playing of the Siachen glacier conflict and examine the impact of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s billion tree tsunami, Pakistan’s bold bid to mitigate worsening climate change.
Across the world, climate change has caused droughts, wildfires, floods, and catastrophic rains. According to the World Health Organization, the number of deaths from climate change is projected to reach 250,000 by 2050. In Australia, CNA delves into the country’s coal conundrum, while in Brazil, the focus is on the Amazonian battle. Along the way, we meet with people and activists trying to tackle the biggest issue of the 21st century. Has the politics of climate change finally reached the tipping point, or is it too late to reverse its catastrophic effects?

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