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Saudi Arabia has revealed plans to plant billions of trees as part of a campaign to tackle climate change.

Israeli and Emirati companies have signed an inaugural agreement on renewable energy.

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

World powers must come together for the sake of the global climate, or else humanity is 'doomed', warned UN chief Antonio Guterres.

In Mecca, dreams of a 'green hajj'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In Mecca, dreams of a 'green hajj'

This year's hajj, limited to a maximum of 10,000 attendees, was by all accounts literally a breath of fresh air.

Coronavirus has sparked a record drop in oil investment

The New Arab & agencies

Coronavirus has sparked a record drop in oil investment

The IEA has said the energy industry is set to suffer a record drop in investment because of Covid-19.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi to raise oil exports to record levels

Saudi Arabia said it will raise its oil exports to a record 10.6 million barrels per day starting despite a global supply glut, escalating a price war with Russia.

Courtney Freer

How Saudi Aramco is powering the global climate crisis

Comment: Despite its green pledges, Saudi Arabia is extracting more oil than ever before, writes Courtney Freer.

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Iran and Azerbaijan probe Caspian oil cooperation

Probing cooperation in the Caspian Sea, Iran and Azerbaijan face huge obstacles, not least in the form of the US sanctions regime.

Stasa Salacanin

Nuclear energy: Necessity or geopolitical status symbol?

Despite political and security issues in the region and potential environmental hazards, many Arab states are rapidly moving towards nuclear ...

UAE further delays launch of first Arab nuclear reactor

The New Arab & agencies

UAE further delays launch of first Arab nuclear reactor

The Barakah nuclear plant is expected to generate about 25 percent of the UAE's energy needs.

The New Arab & agencies

Norway ignores Trump anti-Iran rhetoric and agrees solar deal

A Norwegian solar energy company has agreed a $2.9 billion deal with Iran, despite a war of words between the Washington and Tehran heating up.

Saudi Arabia goes clean with ambitious renewable energy goal

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia goes clean with ambitious renewable energy goal

Saudi Arabia wants 10 percent of its electricity to come from renewable sources within several years as part of a transformation in its power ...

Saudi Arabia starts hunt for solar, wind firms

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia starts hunt for solar, wind firms

The world's biggest oil exporter on Monday took the first step towards a goal of generating 9.5 GW of energy through solar and other renewable ...

Saudi Arabia wants to become global renewable energy powerhouse

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia wants to become global renewable energy powerhouse

Despite being the world's second biggest producer of 'dirty' oil, Riyadh wants to turn into a leader in clean energy.

Egypt's Sisi pursues political agenda at Paris climate summit Egypt's Sisi pursues political agenda at Paris climate summit

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Egypt's Sisi pursues political agenda at Paris climate summit

Video: as Paris climate talks kick off in an attempt to prevent calamitous global warming, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is carrying a ...

Robert Bain

Morocco’s quest to be a renewable energy superpower

Currently importing 94 percent of its energy in the form of fossil fuel, Morocco is engaged in an ambitious project to transform itself into a renewable energy giant.

Paul Mcloughlin

Oman looks to a sunnier future

Analysis: Heavily dependent on oil and gas, Oman is following the lead of other neighbouring countries and harnessing the power of the sun to ...

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