Monday, October 11, 2010

Completion date for UAE renewable energy city pushed back

The completion date for Abu Dhabi's Masdar City, set to be the first in the world powered solely by renewable energy, has been pushed back until between 2020 and 2025.
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Thursday, October 7, 2010

First residents move into UAE's 'renewable city'

Abu Dhabi's planned Masdar City, which is to be the world's first powered solely by renewable energy, now has its first residents -- students at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Jordan, Palestinians pull out of cycling tour with Israel

Jordanians and Palestinians have pulled out of a cycling tour with Israelis to promote environmental awareness a week after Jordan's Islamist-dominated trade unions urged a boycott.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar and Turkey Signed an Accord to Tackle Sand Storms

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar and Turkey have inked an accord in Tehran aimed at tackling the problem of sand storms within the next five years, local media reported.
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