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QF research explores energy generation using industrial wastewater

QF research explores energy generation using industrial wastewater

Scientists from Global Water Sustainability Centre (GWSC), Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) – a QF partner university – and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have been working together to use produced water to generate 'blue energy', sometimes also called osmotic power or salinity gradient

Qatar committed to protecting biodiversity

Qatar committed to protecting biodiversity

Qatar stressed the importance of responding to environmental challenges collectively to find the appropriate solutions.

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

World urgently needs to quicken steps to reduce global warming: IMF

World urgently needs to quicken steps to reduce global warming: IMF

Countries around the world should urgently begin accelerating efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the best way to do that is through implementation of carbon taxes ...

Thousands of Belgians march against global warming

Thousands of Belgians march against global warming

Thousands of people marched on Sunday in Brussels urging the Belgian government to respect its commitments on countering climate change as a United Nations conference ...

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Will we someday be able to fly without the guilt of causing environmental damage? A handful of firms and regulators hope that the electric revolution in cars will also take to the skies ...

2017 was second or third warmest year, behind 2016

2017 was second or third warmest year, behind 2016

Last year was indistinguishable, so far, from 2015 as the second or third warmest behind 2016, making 2017 "the warmest year without an El Nino", the UN's World Meteorological Organisation said.

Qatari firm teaches children the importance of recycling

Qatari firm teaches children the importance of recycling

As Qatar reaffirms its commitment to fight global warming by ratifying the Paris climate accord, a Qatari private company is striving to raise public awareness and educate children on the importance of recycling.

Stormy G20 ends with gestures for Trump on climate, trade

Stormy G20 ends with gestures for Trump on climate, trade

World leaders made concessions on trade and climate language to Donald Trump on Saturday at the end of the most fractious and riot-hit G20 summit ever.

Anger as US withdraws from global climate deal

Anger as US withdraws from global climate deal

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, prompting a furious global backlash and throwing efforts to slow global warming into doubt.

Australia boosts spending to keep Reef off 'danger' list

Australia boosts spending to keep Reef off 'danger' list

Australia will spend A$1.3bn ($965.3mn) in the next five years to improve the water quality and wellbeing of the Great Barrier Reef to prevent the World Heritage Site being placed on the United Nations "in danger" list.

Earth on track for hottest year ever as warming speeds up

Earth on track for hottest year ever as warming speeds up

The earth is on track for its hottest year on record and warming at a faster rate than expected, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Thursday.