We are all climate refugees now

How politics is failing the people on fighting climate change. (IPS journal)


Public transport sector not on gov’t’s radar — study

Conducted in collaboration between Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the Centre for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE), the study found that...


Ambitionierte zivile Nuklearpläne im Nahen und Mittleren Osten

Während man der zivilen Atomkraft im Westen mit Zurückhaltung begegnet, hat man in vielen Staaten des Nahen und Mittleren Osten damit Grosses vor....


Video: Richard Probst - Climate Change

Have a look at an Interview with Richard Probst about Climate Change


Fiscal reforms caused economic downturn, economists argue

AMMAN — Fiscal reforms implemented 10 years ago were the main cause of the downturn in Jordan’s economy, and similar policies are still being...


Experts say social justice should drive economic policies

AMMAN — Economic policies should strive for social justice and to engage the younger generation in the development process, experts and policy makers...


Strahlende Zukunft - Im Nahen Osten gilt Atomenergie als schick

Als im Mai Pläne der EU-Kommission bekannt wurden, Forschung im Nuklearbereich künftig wieder stärker zu fördern, ließ die Kritik an diesen Plänen...


Integrated water, energy planning core element to sustainable development

AMMAN — Despite existing interdependencies between energy and water, decision makers, planning institutions and the scientific research community are...


Jordan to commit to 14% cut to carbon emissions at UN convention

AMMAN — Jordan plans to commit to decreasing greenhouse emissions by 14 per cent at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (CoP21),...


Arab environmentalists coordinate positions ahead of UN climate conference

AMMAN — Enhancing the resilience of communities to the impacts of climate change on the region should top the agendas of Arab participants at the...



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