Tag: carbon emissions

    Why 2022’s biggest sustainability trend is going to be vegan luxury

    2022 is going to be a big year for sustainability, and leading the trend is the shift to vegan luxury, says  Jill Ettinger on Plant Based News. Let’s check her opinion. *** It doesn’t feel like all that long ago that bringing your own tote bags to the supermarket seemed like a revolutionary response to […]

    The UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment tours Panama Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, toured the Panama Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, themed ‘An introduction to the endless opportunities in Panama’, WAM reports. Any Lam Chong, Director of the Panama Pavilion, welcomed Minister of Climate Change and the Environment and accompanied her on the tour. Through a virtual […]

    DEWA launches EV Green Charger User Dashboard

    The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced on its site that it has launched the EV Green Charger User Dashboard to help customers better manage their EV Green Charger services. The dashboard enables customers to easily track their charging and consumption data through DEWA’s website or smart app. The dashboard provides customers with […]

    15 sites across Bahrain benefit from Forever Green campaign as companies praised for generous contributions

    Busaiteen Corniche and Al Samaheej Walkway in Muharraq have become the latest sites to benefit from an ambitious nationwide campaign to ensure the expansion of the green zones in the Kingdom and active contributions to the fight against climate change. The Forever Green campaign is being implemented by the National Initiative for Agricultural Development (NIAD) […]

    Sustainable fashion is not a trend; it’s a necessity, says e-commerce platform chief

    For many, sustainable fashion is an interest or trend. For the founders of the global sustainable e-commerce platform Plain Tiger, it’s a necessity, Arab News states. In the middle of the night, Oliver Baillie woke up in his new home in South Africa to find strange men in his house. He began thrashing, worried it […]

    Expansion of Jubail Commercial Port paves the way for greener, safer, and cost-efficient transport option

    Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of the Gulftainer group of companies, has announced enhancements to Jubail Commercial Port. With the completed upgrades, the port now has the capacity to process 1.8 million twenty-foot containers (TEU’s) per year, WAM states. By increasing export volumes in Jubail, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia exporters will have the […]

    GORD unveiled Green Events Tool at COP26 in collaboration with UNFCCC, UNEP
    16 Nov 2021

    Marking its participation at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, the Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) announced the launch of Green Events Tool (GET) developed collaboratively by GORD, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat and UN Environment Programme (UNEP), The Peninsula Qatar reports. Green Events Tool (GET) is […]

    Bahrain Oil Minister meets MPGC 2022 Vice-President
    10 Nov 2021

    Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, met virtually with Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Conference Vice President in the presence of Faihan Mohammed Al Faihani, Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil, to discuss programmes and activities related to the events of the 29th Annual Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference (MPGC 2022). Held […]

    Saeed Al Tayer highlights efforts to transform Dubai into a carbon-neutral economy by 2050
    06 Nov 2021

    Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD, and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) emphasized that Dubai has an ambitious plan for the next 30 years to achieve zero carbon emissions and reach 100% of clean energy by 2050, WAM states. Al Tayer made these remarks in his keynote speech at the World Cities Day, […]

    When trees no longer help: startups develop new technologies for capturing CO2

    In a geothermal park in southern Iceland, four large-scale carbon dioxide capture plants will soon be operational. Developed by the Swiss startup Climeworks, the rigs are designed to extract carbon from the air and pump it deep underground, turning it into solid rock. This technology, called direct capture, is currently considered one of the most […]