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The gravity of the climate situation is quite obvious

H.E. François Hollande, during his time as French President, committed USD 1 billion towards UN’s Green Climate Fund to reduce the impact of climate change. A year later, in 2015, he brought in the Energy Transition Law to reduce France’s dependence on nuclear power. Hollande spoke to Susannah Streeter, Anchor for the BBC, during the World Green Economy Summit, which took place on October 24 and 25 in Dubai. Excerpts from the on-stage interaction, presented by Surendar Balakrishnan…

Added: Dec 4, 2018 | By B Surendar

Solar energy in Dubai: Sun is our limit

H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA, in an article written against the backdrop of announcing Dubai Solar Show, to be held from October 4 to 6, has underscored the potential of solar energy. We bring you the excerpts…

Added: May 29, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

Oiling the wheels of sustainability

In conversation with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East, Dr Waddah Ghanem, Executive Director for EHSSQ & Corporate Affairs at Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), discusses the company’s adoption of an Efficiency & Resource Management policy and the initiatives it has undertaken to become a sustainable organisation. He also comments on the UAE’s introduction of fuel subsidy reforms, as well as its commitment to diversifying its energy mix.

Added: Apr 21, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

Decoding COP 21

Widely lauded as a historic accord on climate change, the Paris Agreement aims to mitigate global warming, by bringing about a reduction in GHG emissions, among other goals. But what would the adoption of the agreement mean for the industry and the region? How would it shape government regulations and business decisions? We bring you responses and reactions from regional and international industry leaders and members of organisations.

Added: Apr 17, 2016 | By CCME Content Team