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Middle East Water crises deepens – What can be done? Water demand continues to rise, while rainfall and natural aquifers diminish. This has been the case in most of the Middle East for decades, but the recent months...
Middle East Solar course is set, despite soaring gas and ... The current political landscape has seen Western nations scrambling to secure energy stocks, with much of this demand falling to the Middle East to supply, leadi...
Climate crisis bearing down on Middle East – What is its ... The severity of climate change risk to life, property and security has shifted up a gear, as it now injures and displaces 7 million people in an average year, whi...
Solar poised for gamechanging year in 2022 Despite setbacks such as the pandemic and polysilicon price hikes, solar is in a stronger position than ever at the end of 2021, and is set to make even more expa...
Sustainability is the beating heart of the Smart City Ide... Realising the Smart City dream is an ambition long held by leading Middle Eastern nations. But beyond the dazzling presentations and ‘wow factor’ technologies, th...
ME Water Crisis in Review – Can technology turn the tables? As 2021 ends, we review the state of the Middle East’s ongoing water security troubles, and assess the impact of technological advances in balancing the scales.
Pulling down barriers to the Circular Economy – More ME R... There’s increasing appetite worldwide for more sustainable living, but people need to be given more ways to make a difference. Last month, we explored the scale ...
When Necessity and Opportunity Collide – ME Climate Chang... Dire environmental predictions combined with appealing economic incentives are driving the Middle East to new heights of sustainability supporting actions. This ...
The Middle East leads the Clean Energy Transition into a ... With COP26 concluded, nobody can deny the urgency for delivering on the promises made in Glasgow. While it’s only been less than a month since the most important...