Tag: Kuwait

    Gulf states show ‘limited’ progress kicking oil & gas dependency
    18 Oct 2021

    The latest report from credit ratings agency Moody’s found that despite ambitions to diversify Gulf economies away from fossil fuels, the results have been ‘limited’ and efforts will be constrained by lower oil prices, Al Jazeera states. The clock is ticking for Gulf economies to end their overreliance on fossil fuels, as more countries around […]

    Kuwait welcomes UAE’s declaration to achieve climate neutrality by 2050
    13 Oct 2021

    The Kuwaiti Cabinet today welcomed the UAE’s declaration of its goals of achieving climate neutrality by 2050, WAM states. During its weekly meeting on Monday, the Cabinet affirmed that the UAE ‘s goals contribute positively to the climate change issue, in line with the Paris climate accord. ”The declaration will consolidate the UAE’s position as […]

    GCC needs to prepare for world dominated by clean energy
    07 Oct 2021

    Since its establishment in 1961, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has faced many challenges. These challenges ranged from the abduction of one of its ministers, wars in member countries, and international sanctions targeting oil exports to threats and international political pressure to force the organization to change its production policy and lower oil […]

    Zain launches online campaign to reinforce environmental awareness in Kuwait

    Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, launched #ActivateYourRole, an online awareness campaign on its official social media platforms that aims at raising public awareness towards climate change, sustainability, and preserving natural resources, Kuwait Times states. Commenting on the new campaign launch, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Corporate Communications and Relations Officer Waleed Al-Khashti said: “We […]

    Arab Water Forum opened in Dubai with the participation of 22 countries

    Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, on September 21 inaugurated the 5th Arab Water Forum (AWF5) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. There’s more than 600 delegates and participants from 22 Arab countries. Minister pledged their strong commitment to water security for peace and sustainable development in the Arab World. […]

    Kuwait celebrates successful operations of eco-friendly Clean Fuels Project
    25 Sep 2021

    Kuwait has announced the successful operations of its massive, eco-friendly Clean Fuels Project (CFP), marking the country’s standing in the global oil industry, GD Online reports. “This is a historic milestone,” Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) chief executive Waleed Al Bader told Kuna, adding that the project is a significant source of pride for the […]

    Kuwait starts to recycle massive tire graveyard

    More than 42 million old vehicle tyres dumped in Kuwait’s sands have started to be recycled, as the country tackles a waste problem that created one of the world’s largest tyre graveyards, GD online reports. The massive dumpsite was a mere 7 km (4 miles) from a residential suburb where residents were bothered by periodic […]

    Kuwait finances water project in Yemen

    Kuwait-based International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) has laid the foundation for a new village for refugees and a water project in Yemen’s Al Hodaydah Governorate, BNA reports.   In statements to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on the sidelines of the ceremony held on this occasion, Al Hodaydah Governor Al Hassan Taher pointed out that the […]

    30 years since the invasion of Kuwait: prodigal use of water an invasion on environment

    On August 2, Kuwait commemorated the 30th anniversary of the vicious invasion of Kuwait in 1990. On this day, the country recalled with horror the trauma and suffering during the seven-month-long occupation by Iraqi forces, when random arrests, imprisonment, torture, and killing of those opposed to the regime, as well as the plunder and pilferage […]

    Stop the Desert: Innovative Landscaping Projects

    For millions of people on the planet “desert” is a terrible word, synonymous with hunger, thirst and death. Huge areas, deprived of water, and hence life is only growing, and until recently nothing could be done about it. Let’s check the projects collected by Climate Info that have challenged the drought, as well as the […]