Below the global radar-screen, the Mexican Parliament gave final passage on April 19 to the General Law on Climate Change, a landmark piece of national environmental legislation. This is a truly significant move and comes at a time when...
Sharjah is ready to launch 10 Reverse Vending Machines (RVD) which will be placed in different locations in UAE and is also the part of myBeech recycling rewards campaign, in connection with Earth Day which is marked on 22nd of April...
The first time I became fully aware of the grandiosity of the firmament above was as a teenager, on a trip to New Mexico, USA with my dad. Coming home from a dinner to our ruggedly charming rented bungalow...
Two Austrian companies have announced they have built the world's largest solar power plant which will power an educational campus in Saudi capital Riyadh. The GREENoneTEC company, said it manufactured solar panels worth 3.6 million euros ($4.3 million) which cover...
Jordan has announced that the work on the first phase of the Jordan Red Sea Project (JRSP) will commence in 2013. The project aims to provide the Hashemite Kingdom with one billion cubic meters of water by 2022, aiding the existing Disi...
The attention of much of the Arab world has recently been focused on the landmark Arab League summit, held between 27 and 29 March, the first to be held in Iraq since 1990.  Going forwards, however, preparations are already...
Eco evolution is a new concept that is being adopted by many developers and architects. Can we transform our cities into urban forests with environmental friendly construction plans? Michael Green is an architect based in Vancouver, Canada, and plans to...
Delegates from 26 countries are meeting in Moscow to discuss measures against the new EU carbon tax on airlines amid concerns of a looming trade war. Since January, all airlines using EU airports have to buy a permit under the...
The European Commission’s New Year resolution of imposing a limit over carbon dioxide emissions on all the airlines flying to or from Europe airports has created furore in the Aviation Industry. The EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) has drawn howls...
Amid rising inequality, environmental decline and economic instability the world must rethink its abilities and manifest its potential to do business, a UN report concluded. The world body emphasised that governments around the world must focus on health and education...
Lufthansa says the trial use of a bio fuel mix for airplanes has come to an end because of used up stocks of certified bio fuel and non availability of reliable supplies. The trial will end on 12 January...
  Delhi Auto Expo 2012 has geared up to unveil around 50 new models of both national and international car and motorcycle manufacturers, many of them eco-friendly. There will also be fuel efficient and new SUV car models that will...
Besides assembling cars and manufacturing mobile phones and laptops, China has come up with a smart fabric that can clean itself. Engineers from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Hubei University of Nationalities say they have created a chemical coating...
Canada became the first country to announce its withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol on climate change delivering a major blow to an already troubled global treaty. The country's environment minister said Ottawa has better things to do rather than...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel last week inaugurated Berlin's first fully functional energy-surplus three-bedroom house that will produce twice as much energy as it needs, a project she said will serve as a showcase for renewable energy and climate protection. The...
More and more airlines focusing on fuel efficiency are starting to use alternative jet fuels to keep costs down and help the environment in recent years. With the price of fuel rising and the pressure to reduce fuel emissions...
Evidence is emerging of unregulated and probably illegal tuna fishing in Libyan waters during this year's conflict. Signals recorded from boats' electronic "black boxes" show a large presence inside Libyan waters, a major spawning ground for the endangered bluefin tuna. Strands...
Earth squirming under seven billion population, vanishing natural resources, increasing global warming and environmental hazards all need a savior to protect our species and prolong the symptoms of the world soon coming to an end. The reckless exploitation, ignorant...
Nuclear energy is a much sought-after?possession which is forcing nations to make desperate decisions and adopt over-protective policies. It is true that one's loss is another's gain. The question is whether nuclear technology is the answer to future energy...
Last week Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) announced that the company is suffering from fuel shortage and may not be able to keep up the fuel supply in the country at heavily subsidised rates while its costs were on...
The US administration has permitted British oil company, BP, to bid for new oil drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico. The latest announcement has come as a bit of a shock to the environmentalists who less than two...
The new headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC), consisting of twin towers is gaining media attention for being one of the most innovative buildings in the world. It is not easy to stand out in Abu Dhabi?s skyline,...
The financial crisis is taking its toll throughout the world, and Abu Dhabi?s first carbon-neutral city, Masdar City, has been forced to hold back its plans to construct headquarters which would be the world?s first building that makes more...
Since the environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico last year, British Petroleum (BP) Plc paid more than $5 billion in compensation to the 204,434 claimants to the victims of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The well that was owned...