Category Archives: Climate Change

Beware of looming water crisis

A future of thirst: Water crisis lies on the horizon By Richard Ingham, Anthony Lucas,  May 13, 2014 File photo taken in November 2011 shows dry soil at the Drennec lake in western France (AFP Photo/Fred … Paris (AFP) – … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Water, Climate Change, Middle East, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Beware of looming water crisis

Israel and PA coopeerate on environmental issues

News Israeli, PA Officials Collaborate to Help the Environment Adar 21, 5774, 21/02/14 07:53   Ministerial delegations meet over waste treatment, water and air pollution. Peretz: We can only benefit by working together. Tova Dvorin The ongoing political talks between … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Water, Alternative Energy, Business and Commerce, Climate Change, Middle East Report, Recent Posts, Science and Technology | Comments Off on Israel and PA coopeerate on environmental issues

Tour Israel’s Negev

The world’s hottest new tourist destination: The Negev Posted By Abigail Klein Leichman On December 9, 2013, Israel 21C Looking for a new place to explore next year? The Lonely Planet recommends Israel’s Negev Desert as the No. 2 tourism … Continue reading

Posted in Business and Commerce, Climate Change, Education Report, Middle East, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Tour Israel’s Negev

Cooperation on water projects

PA, Israel, and Jordan to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal Reprinted from Palestinian Ma’an News Agency, December 9, 2013 (MaanImages/file) JERUSALEM (AFP) — Representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will on Monday sign a "historic" agreement to link … Continue reading

Posted in Air & Water, Business and Commerce, Climate Change, Middle East Report, Recent Posts, Science and Technology | Comments Off on Cooperation on water projects

New desalination technology

Making Drinking Water From Sea Water Simply And Cheaply June 27, 2013 Red Orbit Image Caption: A prototype “water chip” was developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with Okeanos Technologies. Credit: Courtesy Okeanos Technologies … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Middle East Report, Recent Posts, Science and Technology | Comments Off on New desalination technology

Israeli energy experts meet with Americans

Execs promote Israeli energy innovators Nonprofit introduces alternative fuel experts to U.S. researchers   Israeli and American bioenergy experts receive a briefing from a scientist at Amyris, an alternative energy development company firm in Emeryville, Calif. Photo by Dennis Klein … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Energy, Business and Commerce, Climate Change, Middle East Report, Recent Posts, Science and Technology | Comments Off on Israeli energy experts meet with Americans

Turkey to use more coal energy

Turkey’s big thirst for new power Florian Neuhof Jan 14, 2013 Turkey is in a rush to grow its energy sector. And recent news that the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, known as Taqa, will invest heavily in Turkish coal-fired … Continue reading

Posted in Business and Commerce, Climate Change, Middle East Report, Recent Posts, Science and Technology | Comments Off on Turkey to use more coal energy

Drought can cause violent conflict

Climate change and the Syrian uprising It is estimated that the Syrian drought has displaced more than 1.5 million people; entire families of agricultural workers and small-scale farmers moved from the country’s breadbasket region in the northeast to urban peripheries … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Middle East Report, News Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts | Comments Off on Drought can cause violent conflict