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You need to see this incredible footage from NYUAD

You need to see this incredible footage from NYUAD

Scientists from NYU Abu Dhabi have witnessed a huge block of ice breaking off of the Thwaites Glacier in Greenland. Known as calving, the melting and breaking-up of ice sheets has global significance, causing sea levels to rise. Researchers from NYUAD, …

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Global warming will threaten your wealth – here’s why

Global warming will threaten your wealth – here’s why

If we don’t act now, the current pace of climate change will mean that the UAE’s average temperature could rise by one degree within the next two years – that’s according to a report by the Ministry of Climate Change …

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Should you be more worried about global warming?

Should you be more worried about global warming?

There’s no doubt that global warming is a threat, but a recent survey found that just six percent of young people in the region considered it a top upcoming concern. The survey, carried out by YouGov last year, polled 18- …

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How a glacier researcher is studying climate change in the desert

How a glacier researcher is studying climate change in the desert

With global warming a not-so-distant reality, we chatted to researcher David Holland about how studying glaciers in the desert can impact climate change From greenhouse gases to carbon footprints, we’re constantly surrounded by ever-gloomier forecasts for our planet’s future. And …

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Climate change and Abu Dhabi – what you need to know

Climate change and Abu Dhabi – what you need to know

With Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week just around the corner and educational family fun to be had at The Festival at Masdar later in the month, Abu Dhabi World asks the question, how will climate change affect us right here in …

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ENVIRONMENT: Energy sector highest source of greenhouse gases

ENVIRONMENT: Energy sector highest source of greenhouse gases

The energy sector is the emirate’s highest source of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report by a local group. The Greenhouse Gas Inventory Project, carried out by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), revealed that the oil, gas, …

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ENVIRONMENT: UAE pledges support in global warming fight

ENVIRONMENT: UAE pledges support in global warming fight

The Emirates has stepped up its commitment to battle climate change by becoming the first nation in the Gulf to sign a key bill addressing global warming. The Paris Agreement, due to take effect in 2020, was drafted at the …

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