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Why Oil- and Gas-Rich Gulf Arab States are Turning to Coal

Burning coal produces almost double the amount of carbon dioxide than other fossil fuels such as diesel or natural gas.

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Saudi Arabia and Climate Change: From Systematic Obstructionism to Conditional Acceptance

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, is expected to double its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 2014 levels.

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Implications of Climate Policies for Gulf States’ Economic Diversification Strategies

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report indicates that each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth’s surface than any preceding decade since 1850.

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B Corps in the Gulf: There Should B More

In the Gulf Arab states, a region with a population of over 50 million, there is only one B Corp. Luxembourg, a microstate with fewer than 600,000 people, has two.

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Weathering Climate Change in the Gulf

Climate change and environmental degradation are among the most pressing threats facing countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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U.N.-Saudi Youth Forum: A Calculated Message

Saudi Arabia has been sending bold messages domestically with the recent security crackdown on influential clerics, intellectuals, and other public figures, while simultaneously engaging in a global soft power projection, most recently through an event held in the heart of New York.

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Water at the Nexus of Gulf Security and Growth Challenges

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis that encompasses environmental, economic, and political concerns related to the issue of water security.

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Environmental Conservation in the UAE: Local Roots with Global Ambitions

Environmental conservation has been a long-standing concern as the United Arab Emirates has sought to balance rapid socioeconomic development and the protection of its natural heritage.

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