Pakistan: Climate Adaptation Troubles Karachi’s Planners

Inter Press Service: Climate proofing this bustling port city is a daunting task for planners who must consider factors ranging from proneness to flooding and administrative malaise to the fact that 60 percent of its 18 million people live in slums. The Economist Intelligence Unit in its latest global survey of living conditions released in August rated Karachi as the seventh least liveable city, placing it 134th in the world out of a list of 140 countries. Farhan Anwar, an engineer and urban planner, argues that......

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