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Going Green or Going Gaga?

Going Green or Going Gaga?

Eva Fernandes was absolutely tickled by news that Dubai is building a ‘green’ city a day after it held off implementing green building codes until she realised it was no joke.

April 21, 2011 2:20
 
Another Masdar setback

Another Masdar setback

As Masdar shelves plans for its solar-panel-manufacturing unit, Kipp can’t help wondering if the latest developments are an omen of things to come…

January 11, 2011 4:28
 
Masdar, IRENA… why can’t going green go right?

Masdar, IRENA… why can’t going green go right?

The chief of IRENA handed in her resignation and Masdar got scaled down and postponed; Kipp wonders if the UAE’s green efforts are all they’re cracked up to be.

October 26, 2010 12:48
 
Going green in Abu Dhabi’s desert

Going green in Abu Dhabi’s desert

The world’s first zero carbon city is projected to cost the Abu Dhabi government $19 billion.

October 20, 2010 8:27