Sustainability

    Mariam Almheiri inaugurates upgraded National Air Quality Platform
    28 Jul 2022

    ABU DHABI, 26th July, 2022 (WAM) — Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, inaugurated an upgraded version of the National Air Quality Platform during a tour of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) in Abu Dhabi. She was accompanied by Dr Abdulla Al Mandous, Director-General of NCM and President of the […]

    EAD reflects on Mangrove restoration efforts undertaken in Abu Dhabi
    27 Jul 2022

    ABU DHABI, 26th July, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE is always looking ahead, and as a nation it has developed strategic initiatives and plans up to 2050 and beyond. The vision for the UAE was inspired by its Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed, who, with one eye on the future, saw beyond the present […]

    IATA welcomes progress by States towards long-term aspirational goal on aviation emissions
    26 Jul 2022

    GENEVA, 26th July, 2022 (WAM) — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed progress by States towards a long-term aspirational goal (LTAG) of net-zero aviation carbon emissions by 2050 in line with the Paris Agreement’s temperature objectives. This is noted in the summary of discussions for the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) High Level Meeting […]

    UAE and France will team up to drive green economy and reach key climate change goals
    25 Jul 2022

    The UAE and France will work in partnership to maximise the social and economic benefits of climate action to help drive a green economy and deliver the “new industries, skills and jobs of the future”. The Office of the UAE Special Envoy for Climate Change and the French Government signed an agreement to bolster their co-operation on […]

    Ministry of Climate Change and Environment hosts workshop to update national strategy to combat desertification
    23 Jul 2022

    DUBAI, 22nd July, 2022 (WAM) — The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) organised a workshop to update the National Strategy to Combat Desertification in line with its efforts to prevent and reverse land degradation and meet the UAE’s commitment to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Held on July 19th and […]

    Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, partners to develop biodiversity policy

    ABU DHABI, 22nd July, 2022 (WAM) — The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) recently held a workshop in the presence of representative stakeholders from institutions and government agencies to consult on the Abu Dhabi Biodiversity Protection Policy. The workshop aimed to present the proposed policy and help organise and promote the sustainable use of […]

    Masdar empowers young women in sustainability, environment, renewable energy

    ABU DHABI, 20th July, 2022 (WAM) — Masdar today announced that 23 graduates successfully completed its annual Women in Sustainability, Environment, and Renewable Energy (WiSER) Pioneers Programme, which empowers women aged 25 to 35 to lead sustainable change in their communities and careers. Now in its fourth year, more than 70 young women representing 17 […]

    Masdar empowers young women in sustainability, environment, renewable energy
    20 Jul 2022

    ABU DHABI, 20th July, 2022 (WAM) — Masdar today announced that 23 graduates successfully completed its annual Women in Sustainability, Environment, and Renewable Energy (WiSER) Pioneers Programme, which empowers women aged 25 to 35 to lead sustainable change in their communities and careers. Now in its fourth year, more than 70 young women representing 17 […]

    EGA awarded ‘Green Industries’ label for environmental performance
    19 Jul 2022

    ABU DHABI, 18th July, 2022 (WAM) — Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside of oil and gas, has been awarded an honourary “Green Industries” label by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) for environmental performance at the company’s Al Taweelah site. Dr. Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri, Secretary-General […]

    DEWA’s IPP projects enhance promising investments flow to UAE, Dubai
    18 Jul 2022

    DUBAI, 17th July, 2022 (WAM) — Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), announced that the capacity of DEWA’s current projects with the private sector using the Independent Power Producer (IPP) model exceed 4,000 megawatts (MW), with investments amounting to over AED40 billion. He said that through this […]