Tag: climate change

    Opinion: Reflections on a Post-Pandemic World
    08 Jan 2022

    In the light of the devastating coronavirus pandemic and its global responses, new trends are emerging in international markets, that are likely to disrupt the status quo and create a new world order, writes Jaykhosh Chidambaran for The Arabian Stories. *** Global geopolitics is often a zero-sum game. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified political one-upmanship […]

    Ice on the edge of survival: Warming is changing the Arctic
    08 Jan 2022

    While conducting research in Greenland, ice scientist Twila Moon was struck this summer by what climate change has doomed Earth to lose and what could still be saved, Qatar-Tribune states. The Arctic is warming three times faster than the rest of the planet and is on such a knife’s edge of survival that the U.N. […]

    Five good-news environmental stories from 2021

    From new protected areas to ozone layer gains, this year saw some positive trends, even as myriad problems persist. Let’s read Al Jazeera review on this issue. From record heatwaves causing devastating wildfires in Russia’s Siberia, to a prolonged drought hitting South America and the worst floods to hit South Sudan in 60 years, there […]

    Sir David Attenborough sounds fresh call to save plant life with BBC production ‘The Green Planet’ TV series

    Legendary English naturalist’s five-part BBC series premiers in the Middle East on Jan 10 “The Green Planet” series comes as many of the planet’s ecosystems stand on the brink of collapse, Arab News states. Towering more than 250 feet above the forest floor, the sequoia trees of California are the biggest living things on the […]

    DEWA highlights its global achievements supporting UAE’s excellence and competitiveness journey
    06 Jan 2022

    Since its establishment on 1 January, 1992, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is moving steadily to achieve the visionary directives of the Founding Fathers and the wise leadership vision to promote comprehensive and sustainable development in the UAE, which thrived over the past 50 years. This was evident in several achievements and gains that […]

    DEWA promotes best practices, success stories on the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network website
    04 Jan 2022

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced sharing its best practices and success stories in supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)s 2030 through an initiative entitled “SDG Action,” WAM states. This step underlines its global excellence and continuous efforts to achieve the wise leadership vision to build a more sustainable environment as well as […]

    Over the past 50 years, more than two million people have died due to climate change on the planet – the United Nations
    04 Jan 2022

    Over the years, natural disasters have damaged the world economy by $ 3.64 trillion. According to the World Meteorological Organization, the number of weather-related natural disasters has increased fivefold over the past 50 years. Scientists say that natural disasters have become more frequent due to climate change and more extreme weather conditions. However, deaths due […]

    Masdar continues to strengthen its leading stature in the clean energy sector
    03 Jan 2022

    The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) is continuing to strengthen its leading stature in the clean energy sector and help drive the sector’s development, in line with the directives of the UAE’s leadership to promote clean technology and renewable energy solutions on a large scale, as well as support the global efforts to address […]

    How to prevent a global ecological catastrophe: Bill Gates’ plan
    03 Jan 2022

    Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, and green energy investor Bill Gates recently released How To Avoid a Climate Disaster book. After spending ten years studying the causes of climate change, he developed a detailed plan for humankind to achieve zero CO2 emissions. Knife journalists have read an excerpt from this book, which was published in Time magazine, […]

    We are living in an age of disorder and discontent – opinion

    Let’s read the opinion written by Sir John Jenkins for Arab News. He’s a senior fellow at Policy Exchange. Until December 2017, he was the corresponding director (Middle East) at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, based in Manama, Bahrain, and was a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He was […]