Tag: economics

    What to read: The Spirit of Green by William D. Nordhaus

    Solving the world’s biggest problems – from climate catastrophe and pandemics to wildfires and corporate malfeasance – requires, more than anything else, coming up with new ways to manage the powerful interactions that surround us. For carbon emissions and other environmental damage, this means ensuring that those responsible pay their full costs rather than continuing […]

    Opinion: Oman’s metro rail project is a step to develop a knowledge-based economy

    Plans are underway to set up a metro network that will connect Ruwi and Muttrah to Muscat International Airport and Seeb, Gulf News reports. The metro will be one of the main transport arteries of a new, revitalised Muscat, which will have Ghala as the centre of its commercial activities, as per the Oman National […]

    UAE and US Climate Envoys meet to build momentum on climate action ahead of COP 26
    19 Jun 2021

    The UAE and US Special Envoys for Climate met for talks on June, 13 in Abu Dhabi focused on leveraging climate action as an opportunity for regional and global economic growth, WAM reports. The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, returned to the UAE capital on his first visit following the Leaders […]

    Dubai of the future: a synergy between a smart city and a green economy

    While Dubai once pursued its vision through magnificent real estate, today it is harnessing technology to drive a revolutionary new vision for a smart city. Not even a pandemic can stop its large-scale plans. Let’s check some conclusions made by Afreen Aslam, Marketing Middle East & Africa. A slow return to normality As cities including […]

    MEED summit will explore sustainability in Saudi Arabia projects on June, 16

    MEED’s 2021 Smart Construction Virtual Summit, a one-day event held by MEED, will take place on Wednesday 16 June from 9:00AM to 5:00PM GST. MEED, abbreviated from the former name Middle East Economic Digest, is a business intelligence tool for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It announced the event on its site, everyone […]