Middle East News

As Donald Trump prepares for this year’s US presidential election, he continues to summarise his energy policies with one simple slogan: “Drill, baby, drill.”
After record arrivals in parts of Europe in 2023, efforts to deter migration will be high on the agenda from the UK to Italy.
The international isolation of the Taliban has meant that Afghanistan – a country deeply impacted by climate change – is being shut out of all international solutions.
With oil demand likely also to peak next year, what does the rapid electrification of transport mean for China’s service stations?
All Middle East News →

Middle East Opinion

Bangladesh needs international support to protect its people from worsening climate change impacts and build out renewable energy.
Dubai_palm trees
Advancing environmental, social, and governance goals is an essential part of any long-term solution to the climate crisis. The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai provides an opportunity to build a consensus on ESG best practices.

Carbon & Climate

How to salvage COP28

The COP28 president needs to deliver his promise to bridge the Global South’s annual US$1 trillion shortfall in climate financing. He can start by endorsing a levy on windfall oil revenues on petroleum states.
From natural seawalls to mangroves, countries are starting to combat climate change with nature-based solutions. COP28 might drive more of these efforts.

Policy & Finance

A pragmatic COP?

All Middle East Opinion →

Middle East Videos

father shows light to son
Diamonds aren't just for engagement rings and cutting tools—they can bring light to dark places.
sahara forest project
There Will Be Water documents an engineer's efforts to use seawater and sunlight to grow crops in deserts. The story of cool innovations and hard struggles against systemic barriers is inspiring viewing for all sustainability advocates.
neeti kailas
EB Studio [Sponsored Video] The Rolex Awards for Enterprise honours five young achievers for their remarkable innovation in medical science, environmental conservation and geological exploration.
mall of the world waterfalls
The emirate says the world's largest mall will be built as a smart city following environmentally-friendly guidelines, but experts and observers voice concerns on the ambitious nature of the project.
All Middle East Videos →

Middle East Podcasts

All Middle East Podcasts →
leaf background pattern

Transforming Innovation for Sustainability Join the Ecosystem →