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IPCC, the world’s top authority on climate science

UNITED NATIONS: The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which compiles comprehensive reviews of climate science, meets this week to vet and validate a report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). Here's a thumbnail profile of the panel. HISTORY The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the UN's World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and Environment Programme (UNEP). Its mandate is to give policymakers neutral, science-based updates about global warming -- its…

CM Sindh dissatisfied over delay in finalising census results

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday expresses dissatisfaction at delay in the final result of the census, and said the Sindh government would never allow delay in general election, The chief minister presiding over a preparatory meeting for 25th Inter-Provincial Coordination Committee (IPCC) said that the provisional census results were presented in the last meeting and the final results would be released by April 2018 which was too late. Therefore, CM Sindh said that there should be a way…