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Global Change Impact Studies Centre is a dedicated research institute for climate change studies in Pakistan. The Centre is mandated for national level R&D effort, capacity building, policy analysis, information dissemination and assistance to national planners and policymakers on issues related to past and projected future climatic changes in the country, their likely impacts on the key socio-economic sectors of the country such as water, food, agriculture, energy, forestry, health, and ecology, and appropriate adaptation and mitigation measures.
 
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Climatology
Future climate projections
HKH climate projections
Monsoon Variability & Predictability
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Water
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 Challenging job opportunities at Global Change Impact Studies Centre (GCISC), Government of Pakistan.

 International Science-Policy Conference on Climate Change (SPCCC), December 18-20, 2017 @ ISLAMABAD

 A seminar will be held on "Estimating Glacier Melt Rates in the Himalayas" in GCISC, Islamabad, on July 04, 2017 10:00AM by Ms. Jewell Lund, Graduate Student, University of Utah, USA

 A seminar will be held on "Role of Urban Environmental Gradients in Dengue Transmission in Pakistan" in GCISC, Islamabad, on July 03, 2017 02:00PM by Dr. Bushra Khalid, Postdoc fellow in IIASA, Austria

 Dr.Tariq Banuri join GCISC as Executive Director

 A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change (www.theguardian.com June 19, 2017)

 Trump believes in climate change, says US Ambassador (newsweekpakistan.com June 05, 2017)

 UNDP expresses readiness to help Pakistan cope with adverse impact of climate change(radio.gov.pk June 13, 2017)

 World leaders to press Trump on climate change at G20 meeting (dailynews.com June 19, 2017)

 PM approves launching of 'Green Pakistan Programme' to fight climate change (radio.gov.pk June 19, 2017)

   SPCCC 2017
International Science-Policy Conference on Climate Change in Pakistan, 18-20 Dec, Islamabad.