Environment bulletins

Emirates Group reaffirms commitment to wildlife and habitat conservation

Emirates Group reaffirms commitment to wildlife and habitat conservation

Success stories at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and Emirates Wolgan Valley showcase results of decades-long investment Emirates SkyCargo champions zero tolerance policy on illegal wildlife trade Dubai, UAE, 3 March 2021: On the occasion of World Wildlife Day, the Emirates Group has reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to protecting wildlife and habitats. It also shone the spotlight on

Countries to consider ground-breaking change to economic reporting that includes natural capital

New statistical framework linking economy and the environment would go beyond GDP to drive policy decisions New York, 2 March—In a ground-breaking development that could fundamentally reorient economic and policy planning toward sustainable development, countries will begin consideration of a new system to measure economic prosperity and human well-being that includes the contributions of nature

MEED explores the strategies to decarbonise the global energy system in the MENA Future Energy & Decarbonisation Summit

Experts from EWEC, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Clean Energy Business Council, Etihad Aviation Group and more will speak at this digital event on 24 February 2021 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2021 – The MENA Future Energy & Decarbonisation Summit, a one-day virtual event hosted by MEED, will take place on Wednesday, 24 February

Don’t Cut Off Industry’s Oxygen Supply

With the participation of: Industry Minister Imad Hoballah Economy Minister Raoul Nehme Chairman of the Economy Parliamentary Committee Farid Boustany Head of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists Fady Gemayel Vice President of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists George Nasrawi Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cedar Oxygen Alexandre Harkous The Association of Lebanese Industrialists

Countries of West Asia Come Together To Set Priorities for Environment Action for the Next four Year

Manama, 1 February 2021 – In preparation of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of February, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia convened a high-level meeting of senior officials from environment authorities, permanent representatives to UNEP, League of Arab

The industrial sector can help Lebanon, Don’t shut it down

The Association of Lebanese Industrialists and Cedar Oxygen strongly call on the Government of Lebanon to lift the decision to shut down industry during the quarantine, for it is vitally needed to keep Lebanon from shortages and further economic deterioration. During the crisis, Lebanese Industry is providing vital products needed in Lebanon during lockdown. The

UN Secretary-General’s statement – on US steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

 warmly welcome President Biden’s steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and join the growing coalition of governments, cities, states, businesses and people taking ambitious action to confront the climate crisis.    Following last year’s Climate Ambition Summit, countries producing half of global carbon pollution had committed to carbon neutrality.  Today’s commitment by President Biden brings that figure to two-thirds. 

BBC Earth Announces A Perfect Planet with Sir David Attenborough

January 3rd, 2021: BBC Earth has announced a brand-new series narrated by legendary English broadcaster and natural historian, Sir David Attenborough. A Perfect Planet explores the great forces of nature that support, drive and enable life on earth, and features breath-taking scenery set against an original score by award-winning composer Ilan Eshkeri and Attenborough’s distinctive voice. Set to air