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Hot Asphalt is a Major Source of Urban Air Pollution

Asphalt is a significant source of air pollutants in urban areas, especially on hot and sunny days, according to a new study. Asphalt is a...

Coronavirus Pandemic Will Drive Responsible Investing ‘Skywards’

The coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout will trigger a ‘skyward surge’ in sustainable, responsible and impactful investing over the next 12 months, affirms...

Dubai to Host 1st MENA Climate Week Coinciding With Expo 2020

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO)has announced that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...

Reinventing Cities: Dubai to Participate in Global Competition to Transform Cities...

C40’s architecture and design competition Reinventing Cities opens with site in Dubai Teams of architects, developers, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, and community groups compete for...

UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science highlights achievements

Research projects presented by UAEREP grant program awardees emerge as the most innovative among the 2000 participating scientists UAEREP team interacts with leading...

Unemployment, Governance Challenges, Energy Price Shocks Seen as Major Risks in...

New risk analysis by the World Economic Forum shows risk perception by regional business leaders focuses on economic, governance, and security issues Risks...

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Unveils National Marine Turtle Conservation...

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has rolled out the National Plan of Action for the Conservation of Marine Turtles in the...

The Sustainable City hosts ‘Greener Living’ festival

The Sustainable City, Dubai will host ‘Greener Living’, an environment-themed festival dedicated to promoting a modern and eco-friendly lifestyle through interactive activities and educative...

Harrison Ford: Climate Change is the greatest moral crisis of our...

Dubai, London, New York, Hong Kong threatened by rising sea levels World needs governments, businesses, communities to act now, in 10 years it...

Global Warming May be Twice What Climate Models Predict

Future global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models under business-as-usual scenarios and even if the world meets the...

Arabian Gulf Could Experience Deadly Heat

Within this century, parts of the Arabian Gulf region could be hit with unprecedented events of deadly heat as a result of climate change,...

Unabated Climate Change To Reverse Development in Asia

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development...

How to Survive Sandstorm Season

Asthma awareness is crucial when living in the GCC, especially when we live in a climate which has significant environmental triggers such as sandstorms....

Why the Middle East Is Betting on a Solar Future

Just how cheap has solar energy gotten? To give you an indication, Middle Eastern countries from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates are...

People in 80% of the Urban Cities Breathe Bad Air

More than 80% of the people living in urban cities that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed WHO limits....

UAE Plans to Make Its Own Rain

The UAE is considering the creation of a man-made mountain in order to increase the amount of rain it receives and ameliorate a looming...

UAE Reaping Benefits of Cloud Seeding Operations

The UAE is reaping the benefits of ongoing since nearly ten years cloud seeding operations in the country. Experts say in March 2016 alone, rainfall...

‘No one will be untouched by climate change’

IPCC Report: A changing climate creates pervasive risks but opportunities exist for effective responses Responses will face challenges with high warming of the...