Tag: UAE

    How UAE can achieve net zero despite growing population

    Countries such as the UAE can still aim for net zero, even though their populations and economies are growing fast, a leading decarbonisation expert has said while on a visit to the country. A focus on renewable energy and technologies, such as carbon capture and storage, can aid efforts to cut carbon emissions, according to Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer. […]

    Percentage of fish sustainably caught in Abu Dhabi has surged since 2018
    24 Mar 2022

    The number of fish sustainably caught in Abu Dhabi’s waters has surged over the past three years. An index measuring sustainable exploitation ― which is the amount of fishing that does not have a negative impact on marine ecosystems – rose from 8.9 per cent in 2018 to 62.3 per cent in 2021, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi […]

    UAE weather: fog to make way for sunny and hot day
    24 Mar 2022

    Fog descended on an area of the coast early on Tuesday and police in Abu Dhabi warned drivers to take care on the roads. The murky weather settled over a section of the coast between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It is expected to lift by 9.30am, leaving a mainly sunny day. Temperatures will reach 33°C in Abu Dhabi city […]

    ‘Dubai Can’ campaign achieves far-reaching results

    DUBAI, 23rd March, 2022 (WAM) — ‘Dubai Can’, the citywide sustainability movement launched by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, in February 2022, has generated significant results in line with World Water Day. One month since the launch of the sustainability campaign on […]

    Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi issues executive regulation for integrated waste management

    ABU DHABI, 14th March, 2022 (WAM) — As the environmental competent authority responsible for regulating and protecting the environment in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has issued the executive regulation for integrated waste management, which were approved by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in […]

    Zayed Sustainability Prize opens submissions for 2023 cycle

    ABU DHABI, 15th March, 2022 (WAM) — The Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for recognising organisations and high schools with sustainability solutions, has officially announced that the 2023 cycle is now open for submissions. Entries will be accepted until 6th July 2022 through the Prize’s online portal. Small to medium enterprises, non-profit […]

    UAE, Netherlands sign MoU on hydrogen energy
    22 Mar 2022

    DUBAI, 22nd March, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and the Dutch Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on hydrogen energy. The MoU was signed by Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade […]

    50 DEWA employees begin Masters in Future Energy Systems & Technology from UC Berkeley
    09 Jan 2022

    Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the third batch of the Master’s Program in Future Energy Systems & Technology, which DEWA implements in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). This was attended by UC Berkeley College of Engineering Dean Tsu Jae King Liu; […]

    Natural wonders of UAE: 10 things to do in Ras Al Khaimah
    09 Jan 2022

    Whether you are a long-time UAE resident or in town for Expo 2020 Dubai, there’s no better time to explore the country, especially as temperatures begin to drop and the many outdoor attractions become viable again. There is no better place to enjoy the UAE’s varied topography than Ras Al Khaimah, where you can get […]

    Exploring the UAE: 10 things to do in Fujairah
    08 Jan 2022

    Tucked away in the northeast of the UAE, Fujairah is a nature-lover’s dream. From scuba diving, parasailing and biking to hiking and glamping, the northern emirate has much to offer, particularly during these cooler winter months. Here’s the best of what you can get up to, according to National News review.   Scuba diving Fujairah […]