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Flying gets Greener – 2024 brings innovations in Waste-to... As a major CO2 emissions contributor (2% globally), the aviation industry is desperate to find alternative ways to create kerosene, jet fuel, without utilising fo...
Waste-to-Energy ramps up – ME Prospects for 2024 Hot on the heels of COP28, waste management and its role in supporting countries’ net-zero efforts has a renewed focus across the Middle East in early 2024.
6 climate change innovations to watch A cross-section of some of the more interesting/unusual climate change innovations either on the drawing board or under development.
Curitiba, Brazil: Waste management pioneer Brazil’s eighth most populous city and capital of the south-eastern state of Paraná, Curitiba has been pursuing urban sustainability goals since the 1970s with wa...
Meet the agents of change: Sarah Pirzada Usmani Sarah Pirzada Usmani is Managing Director, Head of Loan Capital Markets & Sustainable Finance for First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB). She examines the current green finan...
Measuring COP28: Part 3 – What’s next? In the final instalment of our three-part analysis of COP28, we look at what this year’s conference has set up for the year ahead. We will lay out what needs to h...
Measuring COP28: Part 2 – Monetary Plans and Pledges In Part 2, we’re looking at the detail of the monetary commitments made during the conference. While plans and roadmaps are essential precursors to climate action...
Measuring COP28: Part 1 – Main outcomes, agreements and i... COP28 is over, but what does the international community have to show for nearly two weeks of intense negotiations? Equally, what does the final wording of the ag...
Expo City: Model smart city Billed as the UAE's first 15-minute city and a smart city for the future, Expo City’s 1,083-acre footprint is a role model for repurposing (encompasses 80% of the...