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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.
DDUBAI // An online push by the Roads and Transport Authority and a private website to encourage car-pooling among commuters has been warmly received.
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/transport/carpooling-can-reduce-boredom-save-the-environment
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
Adnoc Distribution would offer reformulated low-sulphur diesel at its filling stations from 1st of July. The new diesel product will contain 10 parts per million (ppm) of sulphur, compared with 500 ppm of sulphur in its existing diesel.
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/energy/adnoc-outlets-to-offer-lowsulphur-diesel-from-tuesday