Why Middle East firms must go green

Thompson, Richard
October 2009
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2009 Changing Attitudes Supplement, p3
Trade Publication
The article explores causes to adopt geen technology by Middle East companies. The U.S. International Energy Agency thinks that the four biggest emitters of carbon dioxide per capita are Qatar, the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Bahrain and Kuwait. The region's environment has been damaged by the rapid growth of real estate and desalination plants and the failure to recycle waste. But, in recent years to tackle climate change, the Middle East has adopted Green-building standards.


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