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Solar Power: Disruptive Innovation in the Global Energy Market

The battle to advance renewable energy against the strongholds of fossil fuel is being fought on many sides. But it could very well be with solar power that is won or lost, especially when it comes to cost and consumption.   According to the authors David Frankel, Kenneth Ostrowski, and Dickon...

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UN-Habitat Classifies “Prosperous” Cities

More than half of the total world population today lives in urban areas. It is estimated that an average of 200,000 people will be added to the world urban population every day between 2010 and 2015. By 2050, seven out of every 10 human beings will live in cities. This is according to the...

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Simple, Healthy Eating Emphasized By Brazil’s New Food Guidelines

Last March I went to the famous strawberry fields in La Trinidad, Benguet while on an overnight stay in the Philippines summer capital Baguio City. The trip was worth it in many ways. The climate was invigorating and the farms offered bountiful harvests of fresh greens, glorious sunflowers, and...

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Is 2 Degrees the Right Limit for Global Warming? Some Scientists Say No

For more than a decade international climate-policy discussions have revolved around a seemingly simple goal: Limit the rise in average global surface temperature to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). But a new paper argues that the two-degree target is not only increasingly unrealistic...

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SCI Annual Conference 2017
  • Date: March 9, 2017
  • Location: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, Abu Dhabi
  • Venue: Saqr Ballroom A
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"The Sustainable Campus Initiative would help empower our youth to become leaders in sustainability"

Fozeya Al Mahmoud- Director, Environmetnal Outreach Division, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

 

 

"With their energy, enthusiasm and positive outlook, youth could be the major game changers in working towards and achieving sustainability"

Ahmad Baharoon- Executive Director, Environment Information, Science and Outreach, Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi

"We believe that youth engaged with sustainability concerns could be great enablers in helping secure the wellbeing of our environment, and in providing a safe future for our country."

Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak – Secretary General – Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi

"The true wealth of a nation lies in its youth…one that is equipped with education and knowledge and which provides the means for building the nation and strengthening its principles to achieve progress on all levels."

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

"A country's greatest investment lies in building generations of educated and knowledgeable youth."

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

"Despite the educational achievements, the educational process is an ever-growing challenge in need of meticulous planning and rigorous efforts of program development in order to keep up with modern technology and the fast-paced technological advancement."

H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan - The President of UAE

© 2014 Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi
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