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"The UAE has amongst the highest Ecological Footprints per capita in the world"
"On land and in the sea, our forefathers lived and survived in this environment. They ... recognised the need to conserve it, to take from it only what they needed to live, and to preserve it for succeeding generations" HH Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
'A green economy for sustainable development'.
Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2012
Water saving options include low flow and waterless urinals, low flush and dual flush toilets, tap aerators, electronic sensors, aerated shower heads for offices, homes, hotels, factories.
Energy Audit enables identification of Energy Efficiency opportunities including HVAC (AirConditioning), LED and other Lighting, Lighting Sensors, Fresh Air Intake linked to Carbon Dioxide Sensors, Heat Pumps and Solar Hot Water systems, Solar Power Lighting, Solar Air Conditioning.
Waste Audit will identify areas to reduce and reuse waste, as well as opportunities to sort and recycle useful material. Metal, Glass, Plastic, Paper, Batteries, Food can all be recycled. Zero waste to Landfill is the ultimate target.
Abu Dhabi: Rooftop solar panels installed on 15 buildings in Abu Dhabi are generating clean energy, which help reduce carbon emissions caused by power generation from fossil fuels.
Read more: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/environment/abu-dhabi-s-clean-energy-boost-from-rooftop-solar-panels-1.1391269
thenational.ae: The UAE has huge potential to diversify its power production by harvesting solar power.
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/technology/sunrise-promises-a-brighter-future
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the launch of a $1 million global award and the establishment of the UAE Water Research Agency to find sustainable solutions to water scarcity across the world.
Read more: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/general/new-uae-water-agency-and-global-award-launched