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Pakistan orders Monday closure of schools and offices in Lahore to cut smog

Officials hope three-day weekend will help reduce toxic pollution levels in country’s second largest city Pakistan has ordered private offices and schools to remain closed on Mondays in Lahore in the hope that a three-day weekend will help reduce toxic levels of smog in the country’s second-largest city. The directive, issued by Punjab relief commissioner […]

Climate crisis could displace 1.2bn people by 2050, report warns

Countries unable to withstand ecological threats among world’s least peaceful, analysis finds More than 1 billion people face being displaced within 30 years as the climate crisis and rapid population growth drive an increase in migration with “huge impacts” for both the developing and developed worlds, according to an analysis. The Institute for Economics and […]