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Dr. Mehreen Mujtaba

Dr. Mehreen Mujtaba is a freelance consultant working in the areas of environment and health.

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Scaling up Pakistan’s renewable energy

In a world dealing with climate change and limited natural resources, there is an increased focus on tapping into renewable resources and enhancing their share in the energy mix to meet the needs of domestic, industrial and transport sectors. 

March 20, 2019

It’s important to shut the windows on cyberbullying

Cyberbullying or harassing someone on the Internet is a faceless evil which is fast becoming a growing threat for teenagers and can do irreparable damage to the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

February 14, 2019

Pakistan is ground zero for the consequences of climate change

Pakistan’s contribution to the world’s greenhouse gases, blamed for the increased levels of global warming, is 0.8 percent. Yet, the country’s 200 million people are among the world’s most vulnerable victims of the growing consequences of climate change.

November 20, 2018

Think outside the bag

What do most people think of when they hear the words single-use? Plastic bags, bottles, straws, environment, pollution. Collins has named it the word of the year because of the increase in use in the last five years.

November 08, 2018