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One of Dubai’s latest goals is to launch a large solar plant as part of the emirate’s grand plan is to net five percent of its electricity from renewables by 2030.
As Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup, much of the emirate and its capital, Doha, will undergo a more sustainable transformation as well--and schools are part of the mix.
Envac, a Swedish vacuum waste management specialist, will design an innovative vacuum waste management system for a new mixed use development on the drawing board in Qatar.
Critics of Qatar's 2022 World Cup, refusing to acknowlege that the tiny Gulf nation has won the right to host the event, are now pointing to the costs.
The oil boom brought a population explosion to Qatar and the rest of the Gulf states, but food production has not been able to keep pace.
With Gaddafi's fall, look for Qatar to gain a global status far outsized of the tiny section it owns on the globe.
Big movements start out with small steps, and that is Vodafone's approach towards sustainability efforts Qatar. Last month the telecom giant introduced a SIM card made from 100% biodegradable paper.
Will solar energy technology accelerate due to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar? Possibly. The plans sure are ambitious!
As green building catches on in Qatar, the tiny country’s focus is not only on the 2022 World Cup. With Ramadan occurring in August, Qatar’s government is spending US$120 million to refurbish places of worship.
At the 2022 World Cup artifical clouds constructed from a lightweight carbon fiber and filled with helium will soar above stadiums, blocking 120 degree heat. Perhaps.
Despite the hosting of an event in a place where the mercury hits 45 degrees Celsius, bank on the 2022 World Cup being a month long lab in sustainability, clean energy, and green technology.
Qatar’s environmental ministry will soon start on a new five-year plan for environmental management-and one organization that will take the lead is the Qatar Green Building Council