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This story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story.   Mother Nature is a powerful force, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t need a helping hand. The UAE’s prosperity is built on oil but that goes hand in hand with care for the environment...

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This story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story. It’s been less than five years since vertical farming first launched in the UAE but it is already emerging as a viable food security solution for a country that imports most of its fruits and...

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This story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story. The cement industry accounts for eight percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. It is the world’s second most consumed material. UAE-based architects Wael Al Awar and Kenichi Teramoto have been working on an alternative –...

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  This story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story.   It’s a question activists are asking around the world: how do you keep people talking about a topic as overwhelming and seemingly insurmountable as climate change?  “Apocalypse fatigue is when the public becomes...

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  This story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story.   In public rhetoric, at least, the UAE government confronts head-on the threat of global warming and acknowledges its role as part of the climate change problem. The UAE was one of the first...

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  This story originally appeared on Mashable and is republished here as part of livehealthy.ae’s participation in Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story. It kicks off a week of coverage of the climate crisis.      After Earth experienced its second-hottest year in 140 years of record-keeping in 2019, the first few months of 2020 have either broken historic monthly records, or come close to doing so. January 2020...

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Remember climate change, the great existential cloud hanging over the human race and the entire planet? Perhaps not. After all, most of us are now increasingly preoccupied with the newer threat from the coronavirus, or Covid-19: how to avoid catching it, what to do if we do and how to survive the economic meltdown that now seems inevitable in the face of closed shops and schools, grounded airlines and panic in the stock markets. There...

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As the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise around the world, it might seem insensitive to talk about the possible upsides of the virus, but upsides there most assuredly are. As companies and individuals follow the advice of their governments to self-isolate and stay away from the office, one of the biggest changes taking place is the sudden and unprecedented uptake of homeworking. We can only hope that, when the threat of Covid-19 has...

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This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalistic collaboration to strengthen coverage of the climate story.       It is a global emergency that has already killed on a mass scale and threatens to send millions more to early graves. As its effects spread, it could destabilize entire economies and overwhelm poorer countries that are lacking resources and infrastructure. But this is...

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We’re all trying to do our bit for the environment, right?  Saying no to straws and recycling plastic bottles is all good and well, but is it really possible to make a difference and save the planet? Connect With Nature is hoping to prove this is possible, thanks to a combination of modern technology and the great outdoors.  The new initiative is the brainchild of the Emirates Nature-WWF in collaboration with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi...

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The UAE is taking workplace wellness to the next level by promoting the WELL Building Standard, which aims to boost employee performance by improving everything from the air they breath to the desks they sit at.  “Currently, companies are looking at wellness strategies, like programs for nutrition, smoking cessation, giving somebody a gym membership and they’re really not working,” said Ann Marie Aguilar, director of European operations at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) in...