Tag archives for Middle East
Last night, Abu Dhabi took center stage as a global leader of clean energy research and development with the official opening of the IRENA Headquarters.
Yes, it is about 45C here during the day and the humidity can be oppressive, but one of the pluses of living here in Abu Dhabi is the nightly sunset.
Today it was as hot as 45°C (112F°) in the United Arab Emirates, but once I entered Al Bastakiya in Dubai, it felt up to 10°C cooler.
As I write my 3000 posts, I find myself in Abu Dhabi again and reflect on the achievements and challenges here in the United Arab Emirates.
UAE Armenians gathered tonight at the Armenian Church in Sharjah to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Bicycle sharing is now in Abu Dhabi with the recent launch of Yas Island BikeShare, and so far my impression of it is a big thumb's up!
Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with the country’s 6,000 mosques.
When you cross the bridge driving into central Abu Dhabi, you cannot miss the soaring minarets and massive domes of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
Unilever has announced that all of its factories have achieved the company’s goal of zero waste, while creating jobs and contributing to local economies.
Walking through Masdar City is always an eye- and jaw-opening experience, and the Incubator Building is one reason why.
Masdar's latest initiative, another solar energy project in Mauritania, will provide clean energy in seven towns throughout this country of 4 million.
Masdar's solar desalination pilot project in Abu Dhabi could pave the way to a future in which desalination is possible with less of a carbon footprint.