Tag: green economy

    New German government initiatives: country boosts its climate fund with €60 bln injection
    18 Dec 2021

    Germany’s new government passed a supplementary budget on December 12 to supercharge its climate and transformation fund with a debt-financed injection of  €60 billion ($68 billion) to allow more investments in the shift towards a green economy, Reuters reports. The supplementary budget, passed unanimously by Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s cabinet, will channel €60 billion of unused […]

    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 […]

    UAE to contribute US$3 million in support of Global Green Growth Institute projects

    Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, announced that the UAE will contribute US$3 million to the projects carried out by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in 2022 and 2023, WAM reports. The Minister made the announcement at the 10th Session of the Assembly and 14th Session of the Council […]

    EPAA announces the launch of 10th Sharjah Sustainability Award

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) has announced the launch of the tenth edition of the Sharjah Sustainability Award, WAM reports. The award, which will be carried out in cooperation with the Emirates Foundation for School Education, the Sharjah Private Education Authority, the Sharjah Education Council and the Knowledge and Human Development […]

    World Green Economy Summit 2021 concludes with announcement of 7th Dubai Declaration

    The 7th World Green Economy Summit (WGES), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, concluded. The summit, held under the theme, “Galvanising Action for a Sustainable Recovery,” brought together many prominent international speakers, in addition to dignitaries and representatives from government […]

    Dubai to draft roadmap to world’s future through ‘Program for People and Planet’

    Expo 2020 Dubai is looking forward to bring together countries and communities to draft a roadmap for their future, by leveraging the participation of more than 200 countries and international organizations to enable participants and visitors to play a part in making a positive change, said Chief of Staff to the Director-General of Expo 2020 […]

    Why a green economy makes business sense too

    Let’s remind ourselves that climate change is indeed taking place. The author of the Arab News article states that all the scientific evidence tells us that it derives from our behavior, and the short-sighted way we engage with nature feels almost surplus to requirements. The author, Yossi Mekelberg, is a professor of international relations and […]

    Oman announces 10-year extended residency permits to attract investments

    Oman announced on June, 23 a renewable five and ten-year extended residency permit to foreign investors to attract quality investments. The new Investment Residency Program (IRP), to be launched in September 2021, targets sectors like industry, tourism, mining, logistics, agriculture, fisheries, education, health, and information technology (IT), Times of Oman reports. The major announcement was […]

    “UAE national agenda is highly focussed on key topics” – Chairman of the Environment Agency

    The UAE’s environmental policies and initiatives have been playing a significant role in realising the country’s goals and meeting its international commitments, said H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), WAM reports. In a statement he made today to […]