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DEWA to send off carbon ambassadors to the world

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has organised a training programme for the 4th batch of the ‘Carbon Ambassadors Programme’, that involves young people in national and global issues as well as raise their interest in sustainable energy, climate change, and conservation of natural resources. The programme was launched …

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French planning eco-friendly cemetery

An ‘eco-friendly’ cemetery space may open near Paris in September. The ‘recollection and burial space’ that respects the environment may come up at Ivry in the Val-de-Marne department, just outside Paris, Italian news agency ANSAmed reported on Thursday. The move is in response to the increasing pubic demand for ‘eco-friendly …

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UAE at first ever UN-HABITAT assembly

The United Arab Emirates has successfully delivered its central objectives for the first UN-HABITAT assembly in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The UN-Habitat Assembly took place 27th to 30th May and convened all UN Member States, as the world’s highest-level decision-making body on sustainable urbanisation. Under the theme, ‘Innovation for a …

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UAE climate change minister showcases AI projects

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, today highlighted the role of artificial intelligence in developing its processes through compiling and analysing highly accurate real-time data at a media briefing at the Ministry’s headquarters in Dubai. Headlined by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, …

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Trump-appointed regulators reject plan to rescue coal and nuclear plants

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday unanimously rejected a proposal by Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would have propped up nuclear and coal power plants struggling in competitive electricity markets. The independent five-member commission includes four people appointed by President Trump, three of them Republicans. Its decision is binding. At the …

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