Do CPEC Power Plants Impact Pakistan's Environmental condition: Evidence from Literature

  • Muhammad Ali Abuzar Research Scholar, Department of Commerce Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Masood Ul Hassan Professor, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Pakistan
Keywords: CPEC, Obor, Energy crisis, Coal, Pakistan


Purpose: With the increase in the population of the world and with the increase in the civilizations the need of humanity is increasing day by day. Now people need electricity for the meeting of their needs. From the period of 2000s Pakistan is suffering from the problem of load shedding. Load shading results in the poverty, hunger and unemployment. Government of Pakistan is keen to solve the power shortages problem and for this in 2013, CPEC idea was emerged, China government aims to invest in Pakistan and they have will to solve this problem. However environmental experts have shown their concerns regarding the use of coal in electricity production. With the help of literature available this point established that there are environmental hazards that will surely harm the environment.


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Abuzar, M. A., & Hassan, M. U. (2017). Do CPEC Power Plants Impact Pakistan’s Environmental condition: Evidence from Literature. Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies, 3(2), 227-234.