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  • Published: Apr 9th, 2011
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Emirates wins UN carbon credits for reducing emissions

The UAE has become the first nation in the GCC to earn credits from the UN for reducing carbon emissions.

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  • Published: Feb 4th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Najib Visits Carbon-Neutral Masdar City

ABU DHABI, Jan 31 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said a study will be conducted on alternative energy being developed by Abu Dhabi to see whether the technologies involved can be adopted in Malaysia.

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  • Published: Jan 20th, 2011
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New Algerian city to be model for low-carbon urban development in developing world

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Nature Middle East. A newly unveiled project to build a sustainable, low-carbon city in AlgeriaBoughzoulmay serve as a prototype for urban development in other cities of the developing world without adding to greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Published: Dec 17th, 2010
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UN boost for UAE carbon capture bid

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A new UN agreement could pave the way for multibillion-dollar plans to build a carbon capture network in the UAE.

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  • Published: Nov 23rd, 2010
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UAE position worsens on carbon output list

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The UAE has been placed bottom of a new ranking of countries based on their carbon pollution after emissions jumped by 25 per cent in two years, according to a new study.

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  • Published: Oct 14th, 2010
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First ‘zero-carbon city’ plans meet reality

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Automated transportation. High-tech designs. Solar electricity. Americanized gated communities. Incinerating waste systems. All of these visionary ideas are part of an intriguing model for Masdar, the world’s first zero-carbon city, which is being built 20 miles outside of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in the heart of the Arabian Desert.

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  • Published: Jun 4th, 2010
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Opinion: Carbon-free city will show a new future

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Until last year at least, when Dubais speculative property-based boom came to a spectacular and sudden halt, there was a saying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE):

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  • Published: May 2nd, 2010
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Masdar signs MoU with US Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multifaceted renewable energy initiative, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote collaboration on clean and sustainable energy technologies.

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Press Release: UAE-Swiss partnership for carbon offsets

UAE. A leading Middle East facilities management company has forged a partnership with a world leading carbon offset foundation to help private sector companies reduce their environmental impact.

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  • Published: Mar 30th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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World Water Day Standard Chartered commits to reducing its carbon footprint

UAE. In its commitment to raise awareness of water issues among staff, customers and clients, Standard Chartered is celebrating World Water Day in the UAE with the support of the Heroes of the UAE, a campaign developed by Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF and the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi.

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  • Published: Jan 21st, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Have you heard the carbon message?

We know what elements of our lifestyles contribute most to our outsized carbon footprint and, providing someone makes the science easy for us to understand and use, we are prepared to consider adopting the technology to reduce our personal impact on the environment.

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  • Published: Jan 21st, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Reducing nations carbon footprint means unprecedented co-operation

Reducing the nations carbon footprint will require

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  • Published: Sep 29th, 2009
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Emirates and Etihad back plan to cut carbon dioxide

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Dubai: Following the move of the international airline industry to significantly cut carbon dioxide emissions, both large UAE airlines have said they are supporting the proposal.

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  • Published: Sep 5th, 2009
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We must walk together to reduce our carbon footprint

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The UAEs successful bid to host the International Renewable Energy Agencys (Irena) headquarters in Abu Dhabi has once again put the spotlight on our nations environmental record. Pundits the world over have been quick to ask what business the UAE

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  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2009
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Masdar signs third carbon deal

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Masdar, Abu Dhabis renewable energy company, has signed a framework agreement with Bahrains National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) to pursue projects to reduce carbon emissions from the production and processing of oil and gas.

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Carbon credits losing allure

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A fall in global prices for carbon credits has made it uneconomic for traders to buy into new projects to reduce emissions, experts say, threatening a number of high-profile green efforts in the UAE that counted on the sale of credits to defray their costs.

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  • Published: Feb 14th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Masdar

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Taking God-Knows-How-Much of the worlds non-renewable energy sources to build, developers of the worlds first zero carbon city, Masdar City, proclaim that the historic groundbreaking in Abu Dhabi will take place this month.

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