Climate change can push world into Stone Age - Press Release issued by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Islamabad -- September 23, 2022 (PPI-OT)

Following is the text of press release issued by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)


Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr. Shahid Rasheed Butt on Friday said climate change is a threat to the whole world but it is not being realized and this can push world into Stone Age. The lack of interest of developed countries has become a problem for poor countries which are paying a heavy price, he said.

Shahid Rasheed Butt said that this serious threat could be tackled if all countries take it seriously and unite to face it. He said that the dangers of extreme weather events are increasing around the world and despite the resources developed countries have not done anything notable in this regard.

Heavy rains, devastating floods, storms, droughts, forest fires and heat waves have affected millions of people, while the global economy has been seriously threatened as dozens of countries are experiencing financial and employment crises, he added.

He said that on one side, the planet is being destroyed and on the other side all the previous records for emissions of greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are being broken. The business leader said that the sea levels are rising rapidly which can affect all the countries of the world.

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