An Impact of Climate Change on Securitization of Pakistan

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Dr. Khalid Mahmood Shafi


Climate change is phenomenally affecting the eco system which in turn is endangering the survival of human beings. Pakistan being eighth on climate vulnerability index in the world, is facing serious human security challenges which may lead to deep rooted social disasters if not taken seriously. This article explores the impact of climate change on human security by analysing different types of climate change impacts in the context of Pakistan. The study finds out that environmental degradation results in global warming, meltdown down of glaciers, floods, water scarcity and food shortage. The article concludes that if apt and timely measures are not adopted by the Government, environmental degradation can lead into a deep-rooted human security crisis in Pakistan.

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