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Interview: Abu Dhabi’s urban planner on our carbon footprint

Interview: Abu Dhabi’s urban planner on our carbon footprint

Although oil has brought a considerable amount of wealth to the region, it is time to invest in renewable energy sources, says Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council manager, John Madden.

January 19, 2011 3:25
 
GOING GREEN

GOING GREEN

A month-long special report exploring the environmental issues facing businesses, governments and individuals across the Middle East. Brought to you in association with GE.

October 23, 2010 10:00
 
Finding a balance: UAE eyes sustainable growth

Finding a balance: UAE eyes sustainable growth

The country aims to produce 7 percent of energy from renewable sources by 2020, and will promote green tourism with a conference in November. Is it enough?

October 14, 2010 1:35
 
Reasons the UAE has such a high carbon footprint…

Reasons the UAE has such a high carbon footprint…

…and some steps it is taking to deal with it. From thousands of private flights to the world’s first green city, here’s the lowdown on a very contradictory country.

October 14, 2010 12:02
 
Cost of going green

Cost of going green

Making your offices green may be environmentally wise, but is it financially viable? Kipp takes a closer look at the cost of being environmentally friendly in the UAE.

October 7, 2010 2:17