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The Great Reboot

The UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment recently described the approval and implementation of the country’s new Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), tied to achieving the climate change mitigation goals of the historic Paris Agreement of 2015, as a key milestone, adding that the “move falls under our national economic and energy diversification drive, manifested […]

Added: Feb 23, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

Climate change and the larger picture of finances

Mayor James Brainard of the city of Carmel, in the US state of Indiana, is into his seventh consecutive term in office, a unique position to bring about serious change in energy use among his electorate. A Republican, he is an advocate of the need to curb energy use and supports the Paris Agreement. Here, in an exclusive interview to Surendar Balakrishnan of Climate Control Middle East magazine, he speaks of focusing on low hanging fruit in addressing climate change and, at the same time, of being mindful of the need to protect those invested in the fossil fuel industry. Excerpts…

Added: Jan 7, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

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ASHRAE to expand role in IEQ

President shares commitment to incorporate "wellness" into technical activities

Added: Jul 23, 2018 | By CCME Content Team

A case of the market moving ahead of policy

Has North America’s history of advocating sustainability laid a firm enough foundation to ensure the momentum of energy efficiency in the built-environment, regardless of government incentives and targets? Has the market matured in such a manner that HVACR manufacturers’ drive to innovate has shifted from the need to comply with changing, often conflicting, regulations to addressing the demand of more educated consumers and taking efforts towards gaining global competitive advantage? Hannah Jo Uy has the story…

Added: Jul 15, 2018 | By Hannah Jo Uy