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Emirates commences SAF-powered flights from Singapore's Changi Airport

Emirates commences SAF-powered flights from Singapore’s Changi Airport

Earlier this year, the airline collaborated with Neste to supply 2.6 million litres of neat SAF at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Insights: Greening the desert through regenerative farming

Insights: Greening the desert through regenerative farming

We should take our lead from the regenerative farmers who have started reversing soil damage by understanding exactly what’s needed for each complex landscape and ecosystem under their guardianship

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Bonn Climate Conference 2024: Countries’ plans not yet aligned with tripling renewables capacity goal

The Bonn Climate Conference is discussing climate finance, renewable energy commitments as well as nationally determined contributions

Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production to triple this year, projects IATA

IATA projects SAF production to triple this year, sets up registry to support adoption

Governments have set clear expectations for aviation to achieve a 5 per cent CO2 emissions reduction through SAF by 2030 and to be net zero carbon emissions by 2050, IATA said

carbon clean CEO Aniruddha Sharma shares talks about the rising adotpion of CCUS technology

Carbon Clean’s Aniruddha Sharma on the rising adoption of CCUS technology

The Middle East region has the capital and willingness to invest in the scale-up of clean tech, says the UK-based carbon capture, use and storage company Carbon Clean’s CEO

Tadweer and Dubal acquire Enviroserve

Tadweer Group, DUBAL acquire e-waste company Enviroserve

Established in 2004, Enviroserve has the region’s only integrated e-waste processing hub spanning the Middle East, Africa, and Caucasus region

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UAE launches Blue Residency visa for environmental advocates: Everything you need to know

The Blue Residency visa represents a significant step in the UAE’s efforts to prioritise sustainability and environmental protection

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Aldar issues second $500m green sukuk

The 10-year issuance marks Aldar’s second green sukuk, following its inaugural $500m sukuk issued in May last year

Abu Dhabi sees non-oil foreign trade growth of 8% in 2023

Abu Dhabi unveils carbon calculator for hotels

Launched at Arabian Travel Market, the Carbon Calculator is a mandatory tool for all hotels within the emirate to track and quantify carbon emissions

EtihadWE CEO Yousif Al Ali shares the focus on enabling sustainability in the utilities sector

CEO Yousif Al Ali shares how EtihadWE is enabling sustainability

EtihadWE is building a more resilient water network capable of rising to changing demands, including its recently inaugurated reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant in Umm Al Quwain

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Climate finance: Alterra, GCFC alliance to benefit emerging economies

As part of the partnership, Alterra and GCFC will outline key areas of collaboration to bolster global capacity and uptake of climate investments

Masdar and EGA form alliance to work together on aluminium decarbonisation

Masdar, EGA join forces to drive aluminium decarbonisation

As part of the agreement, Masdar and EGA will collaborate on several fronts, including exploring joint development of renewable energy projects

4th Coral bleaching event threatening vital ecosystems image Wildlife Conservation Society

4th global coral bleaching event a threat to vital ecosystems: WCS

Bleaching-level heat stress, caused by prolonged increases in superheated ocean temperatures, has already been recorded in 54 countries

Mercedes-Benz CTO Markus Schäfer shares the future of electric mobility

Mercedes-Benz CTO Markus Schäfer shares the future of electric mobility

The automaker’s CTO shares the company’s mandate on pioneering innovation and sustainable transportation

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E-waste volume could hit 82 million tonnes by 2030: report

Worldwide, the annual generation of e-waste is rising by 2.6 million tonnes annually

Emirates activates SAF delivery at Schipol airport in Amsterdam Image Emirates

Emirates to now use SAF on flights from Schiphol Airport

Over two million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be delivered to Schiphol’s fuelling system throughout 2024

Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure shared details of the national policy on biofuels WAM

UAE reveals details of National Policy on Biofuels

The National Policy on Biofuels will help achieve the objectives of the UAE Energy Strategy 2050

UAE: Heavy rains, strong winds to lash parts of the country

UAE weather: Rain, strong winds to lash parts of the country from Sunday

Motorists are urged to exercise caution and be aware of changing weather conditions

Uber’s new ‘green’ feature helps riders track emissions

The Emission Savings feature not only allows users to see their environmental impact but also provides insights into how their choices contribute to a greener future

Masdar City - Alesca vertical smart farm

Masdar City launches first indoor vertical farm

The vertical farm uses 90-95 per cent less water than conventional farms

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UAE’s first battery recycling plant to power circular economy

Dubatt Battery Recycling’s fully integrated battery recycling plant – the first of its kind in the UAE – has been formally inaugurated at Dubai Industrial City

Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC

Power Letters 2024: How ENOC is supporting UAE’s energy transition

In 2024, ENOC will continue to offer industry-leading high-tech solutions to support UAE’s energy transition, says Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC

Heriot-Watt University Power Letters 2024: Training students for green collar jobs

Power Letters 2024: Preparing students for ‘green collar’ jobs

The provost and vice principal at Heriot-Watt University Dubai is hopeful about a future where students are trained for ‘green’ jobs

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UAE: Sheikh Mohamed extends Year of Sustainability into 2024

The announcement reaffirms the nation’s commitment to establishing a sustainable and prosperous future for its people

Emirates joins forces with UK in sustainable aviation push Image Emirates X

Emirates joins forces with UK in sustainable aviation push

The Solent Cluster has the potential to create a sustainable aviation fuel plant with an estimated fuel production capacity of 200,000 tonnes (200 kt) per year

Interview: Addleshaw Goddard's Alexander Sarac shares key trends in carbon trading

Addleshaw Goddard’s Alexander Sarac shares key trends in carbon trading

Large-scale carbon capture and storage investments will likely only be made if the regulatory pressure rises and/or if the carbon price in the market is high enough to capture this extra cost

Dubai news _Yousuf Lootah Head of DET Environmental Sustainability Social Responsibility Committee at the award ceremony for DET's DST stamp initiative Image Supplied

Dubai Sustainable Tourism Stamp: DET awards 70 hotels; see list

Dubai is the first city in the region to mandate sustainability criteria for its hotel classification system, with the DST initiative further reinforces its drive to become a leading sustainable destination

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Women can drive climate action in the region, here’s how

The Middle East is home to many women-led initiatives that have brought about positive climate action, ranging from renewable energy projects to sustainable agriculture practices

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Dubai: e& enterprise partners with Fils to introduce carbon offsets

This initiative aligns with e& enterprise’s commitment to promoting green business models

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$9bn boost for nations worst-hit by climate change

Over two-thirds of the Global Fund’s funding, will be spent on countries that have been the most impacted by climate change, the organisation has announced at COP28