The Islamabad Declaration, announced at the final session of the international water conference, has recommended urgent and long-term measures to overcome a looming water crisis of which Pakistanis are already feeling the burden. To read more, click here.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has taken significant measures...
According to experts, among the reasons for the acute water scarcity is burgeoning population and urbanization. Promoting...
In Lebanon, an ancient coastal city has made an ambitious decision to ban single-use plastic bags by the end...
In 1913 on the outskirts of Cairo, an inventor from Philadelphia named Frank Shuman built the world’s first solar thermal power station, using the abundant Egyptian sunshine to pump 6,000 gallons of water a minute from the Nile to irrigate a nearby cotton field. To read more, click here. […]Read more ›
Morocco says it wants to be the Saudi Arabia of solar energy. Its flagship project is a first-of-its-kind, $9-billion energy plant called Noor, meaning “light” in Arabic, and the size of the city of Paris. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports from the city of Ouarzazate. To read more, click here.Read more ›
A Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative launched in 2012 and the Green Agenda 2015-2030 set the course for Dubai’s economic growth ambitions, social development priorities and environmental sustainability goals. To read more, click here.Read more ›
The Middle East’s leading solar energy conference, Intersolar, takes place this September in Dubai … and we’ll be there! CleanTechnica is a 2017 Media Partner. To read more, click here.Read more ›
The United Arab Emirates is planning to tow icebergs from Antarctica to its coast to solve its issues with drinking water. The National Advisor Bureau Limited company plans to provide a new source of freshwater for the region by towing the iceberg from Antarctica to the coast of the eastern […]Read more ›
Second to oil and gas, fashion and textiles are the most polluting industries in the world. From the pesticides used in cotton farming to the discarded clothing filling up landfills, fashion’s impact on the planet is vast. And as one of the biggest players in the global economy, the industry […]Read more ›