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All International Energy Agency (IEA) scenarios show renewables growth won’t deliver a climate cure. None of the scenarios in the latest IEA World Energy Outlook show renewables growing fast enough to meet global climate goals is elaborated on by Jason Deign on...read more
Sustainable Architecture: The Beauty Behind Energy-Efficient Buildings November 10th, 2018 by The Beam As we enter a more environmentally-conscious age, we are inevitably building more ecologically responsible and sustainable cities. Creating buildings with the...read more
For some time now, all media have shown that the massive impact of meat-eating habits on mostly the environment, and on climate change in particular need no more any evidencing. In effect, most studies demonstrated that low-meat diets could reduce the costs of...read more
What began as an expedition to record the inscriptions of ancient Egyptian quarry workers produced a remarkable discovery about the Great Pyramid at Giza. My colleagues and I in the Anglo-French joint archaeological mission to the ancient quarry site of Hatnub...read more
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Michael Fahy, Business journalist in the UAE and editor of zawya.com with his motto of “My views are both infrequent and my own”, wrote about the global trade war impacting the MENA region. MENA region will not escape impact of global trade war, says economist Arab...read more
Rima Al Sammarae wrote on November 4th, 2018 about how life carries on in the Palestinian territories, notably for a certain Nadia Habash, co-owner and director of Habash Consulting Engineers and adjunct lecturer at Birzeit University. Here is, courtesy to Middle...read more
After The dam that threatens a country’s water supply, here is another story about dam building but from a different standpoint. It's by the BBC's Matt McGrath, Environment correspondent and dated 5 November 2018. Large hydropower dams 'not sustainable' in the...read more
Only Forbes magazine can produce such article. It is written by Afdhel Aziz , Contributor and posted on November 4, 2018 and about : The Power Of Purpose: Abundance Is The New Sustainability For a while now, I've been struggling with the word 'sustainability'. Don't...read more
The most recent economic results in Morocco show a deceleration from last year. The north African country grew by 2.4% in the second quarter of 2018, down from 4.5% in the same period last year, according to the High Commission for Planning. The agriculture sector has...read more
Tipping point: huge wildlife loss threatens the life support of our small planet Shutterstock Tom Oliver, University of Reading A report by the WWF published on October 30 reveals how our actions are degrading the natural world – the very basis on which our livelihood...read more
As put by Kimberly Amadeo in her article on The Behind-the-Scenes Role of Commodities Traders, Oil prices are controlled by traders who bid on oil futures contracts in the commodities market. That's why oil prices change daily. It all depends on how trading went that...read more
Today is World Cities Day 2018 and it is hosted by the city of Liverpool, UK and the event is being jointly organised with UN-Habitat and the Shanghai People’s Government. The event is being attended by mayors, national and local government experts, representatives...read more
In Algiers, the official press agency APS announced in a communiqué that the CEO of SONATRACH, the Algerian State oil company signed an agreement with British Petroleum and Equinor of Norway representatives on the exploration and development of Shale Gas in the...read more