Tag: air pollution

    Mariam Almheiri highlights the importance of innovation in sustainable development at the ABB Seminar at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, today delivered a keynote speech at the ABB Seminar on Innovation and Learning for Sustainable Solutions at the Swedish Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, WAM reports. Co-hosted by the Governments of Sweden and Switzerland and the Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation ABB, the high-level event drew […]

    New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution

    Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, alongside climate change. On September 22, the World Health Organization published new guidelines for governments worldwide on controlling and improving air quality. WHO calls for decisive action to combat pollution and provides specific recommendations. New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) provide clear […]

    Necessity or luxury? Environmental sustainability and economic growth in MENA

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is grappling with many challenges on several fronts. Air pollution, water scarcity, and climate change in general are some of the serious challenges facing the MENA economies and residents that have been overshadowed by energy, security, and political debates surrounding the region. Nonetheless, considering their significant negative […]