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This new city near Dubai is aiming to be 'net-zero'

04-11-2019
Dubai, sustainability

Fenced off by a wall of trees, about 20km from the high rises towering over Dubai's city centre, there lies a small solar-powered settlement aiming to become a green oasis in the desert. Renowned for its glitzy skyscrapers, air-conditioning-blasting shopping malls and indoor skiing facilities, the emirate of Dubai has long been the antithesis of …

Global water experts to meet in Sri Lanka to tackle the SDG 6

18-03-2019
IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, United Nations, sustainability, wastewater treatment

International water experts will meet at the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 1st to 5th December 2019, to progress solutions and the uptake of innovation needed to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the dedicated water goal SDG 6 by 2030. Developing and emerging …