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Msheireb Downtown Doha an example of 'best practice in green building'

Msheireb Downtown Doha an example of 'best practice in green building'

Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD) was recognised as an example of best practice in ‘green building’ by Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of the US Green Building Council, in his address to a virtual conference on sustainability in the Middle East on September 23, Msheireb Properties said in a tweet...

EU Parliament's environment committee backs 60% emissions cut by 2030

EU Parliament's environment committee backs 60% emissions cut by 2030

Lawmakers in the European Parliament's environment committee on Thursday voted in favour of a legally binding target for the European Union to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2030 ...

Greenpeace activists protest outside French presidential palace

Greenpeace activists protest outside French presidential palace

Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration outside the French president's Elysee Palace on Thursday to protest against what they said was the ongoing damage to the Amazon rain forest...

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

Europe's climate policies are getting an upgrade

The European Union is set to kick start discussions next week on how quickly it will cut greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Already well on the way to meeting its current climate target for 2030, the EU now wants to make that goal even more ambitious, to get on track for its flagship pla

Ooredoo holds second beach clean-up event

Ooredoo holds second beach clean-up event

Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator, has completed the second Beach Clean-up event in its new campaign aimed at promoting protection of the environment ...

'Extremely welcoming’ regulatory environment for foreign companies in Qatar's free zones: QFZA CEO

'Extremely welcoming’ regulatory environment for foreign companies in Qatar's free zones: QFZA CEO

Qatar has created an “extremely welcoming” regulatory environment for foreign companies in its free zones, points out Lim Meng Hui, CEO, Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA).

MME outlines short, long-term goals

MME outlines short, long-term goals

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)'s strategic plan, including its aspirations for 2030 and priorities for 2022, were highlighted on Wednesday, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

MME participates in GCC meeting on environment

MME participates in GCC meeting on environment

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Environmental Monitoring and Laboratory Department, took part in the first technical meeting of environmental expectations ...

France pulls plug on country's oldest nuclear plant

France pulls plug on country's oldest nuclear plant

France's oldest nuclear power plant will shut down on Tuesday after four decades in operation, to the delight of environmental activists who have long warned of contamination risks ...

India arrests man over shocking death of elephant

India arrests man over shocking death of elephant

Indian police have arrested a plantation worker and are hunting two others after a pregnant elephant died after eating fruit laced with explosives, officials said Saturday, in a case that shocked the country.

Massive thermal plant fuel leak pollutes Siberian river

Massive thermal plant fuel leak pollutes Siberian river

Russian authorities have declared a state of emergency after more than 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel seeped into a Siberian river sparking concerns from environmentalists.