Tag: natural resources

    Suhail Al Mazrouei visited the Saudi pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
    29 Dec 2021

    Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, has visited the Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, WAM reports. The Saudi pavilion is characterized by its innovative and sustainable design, enabling it to acquire a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design in energy and environmental design. During the visit, Al Mazrouei explored […]

    Luxembourg has developed a handbook for creating sustainable and ecological areas

    In Luxembourg, a new instruction “Ecourbanism” was presented – a tool that will help the public and private sectors to work on creating an environmentally friendly urban environment and improve the quality of life of residents. The instruction should be used by representatives of local authorities and private companies that are building cities. The document […]

    Reed Smith appoints energy and natural resources disputes partner in Dubai
    19 Dec 2021

    Global law firm Reed Smith announced that James Willn has joined the firm as a partner in its Energy & Natural Resources Group in Dubai, Oil and Gas Middle East reports. With more than 14 years’ experience, Willn advises a broad range of clients, primarily within the offshore oil, gas, construction, energy and maritime industries, […]

    Saudi environmental security officers protect sea and land ecosystems

    The Saudi Special Forces for Environmental Security have apprehended dozens of offenders for environmental violations as part of a recent crackdown, Arab News reports. Under the command of the Ministry of Interior, the forces arrested individuals who illegally moved sand and soil in Jeddah and Tabuk. People who illegally entered the Imam Turki bin Abdullah […]

    Fossil fuels made Getty and Rockefeller families rich. Now Aileen and Rebecca want this industry to end
    11 Dec 2021

    Congress must help usher in a new energy age – a clean energy age with the same level of support that fossil fuels companies have received for over a century, said Aileen Getty and Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert. Aileen Getty is the founder of the Aileen Getty Foundation and the co-founder of the Climate Emergency Fund […]

    Omani, Saudi firms ink cooperation pact on waste management, recycling

    Two companies — one from the Sultanate of Oman and the other from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – have signed an agreement for joint action in the field of waste recycling and management, Oman Observer states. Al Khedmah Recycling of Oman and Saudi Arabia’s Tadweer will exchange expertise and carry out joint operations to […]

    Saudi Arabia celebrates World Cities Day

    Saudi Arabia is celebrating World Cities Day, strengthening cooperation between countries in addressing the challenges of urbanization in cities and creating awareness of the successes and challenges of urban sustainability. A UNGA resolution established World Cities Day on Dec. 27, 2013, setting Oct. 31 to promote and inspire action on the concept of sustainable urbanization. […]

    Hamdan bin Zayed chairs the EAD board meeting

    H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), reiterated the importance of the role the Agency plays in preserving the environmental legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Sheikh Hamdan said that […]

    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 […]

    Green Globe recertification awarded to Marriott hotel in Jumeirah

    Delta Hotels by Marriott, Jumeirah Beach Dubai has announced that the hotel has been recertified by Green Globe for the second consecutive year, GD Online reports. Located in the heart of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), the hotel is leading the way in exercising sustainable initiatives through routine checks including measuring the consumption of water, electricity, gas, […]