Entries by Imaan Faruqui

Who killed the museum culture in Pakistan?

Note: the blog is an opinion piece by the author and  ‘The Environmental’ agrees with it fully. As a 25-year-old, I always have a special appreciation for Science and Natural History Museums. They bring out the inner child in me. I get asked a lot on “why do you go there? they are just for […]


Climate refugees need our protection and here’s how

Climate change is here to stay due to our inability to accept and learn. It is already having an abysmal effect on global migration and displacement. Climate change could possibly create the world’s biggest refugee crisis. We need to broaden our attention that there are other causes besides war and conflicts which can create a […]


How to identify whether a business is Greenwashing?

Greenwashing originated during the 1960s when hotels encouraged customers to reuse their towels as it is better for the environment. This may seem innocent at first but the choice was made to reduce laundry costs for the hotels. Greenwashing creates a false identity, claiming that businesses are environmentally sound when in reality they are just […]

Pakistan falls 4 spots in the Sustainable Development Report 2020

Every year, the Sustainable Development Report provides and monitors the countries’ progress towards the SDGs. It is important to note that the 2020 report does not reflect the impact of Covid-19 due to time lags in aggregating the data. The United Nations placed Pakistan in 134th amongst 166 countries. According to the report, Pakistan’s SDG […]

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals during a Pandemic

The COVID-19 Pandemic has showcased how vulnerable our healthcare systems and governing bodies are to the current crisis. To response and recover from the pandemic requires urgent cooperation between governments and public responsibility. The SDG framework can provide solutions on how nations can adapt and plan for a post-COVID economy. Covid-19 will undoubtedly have profound […]