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Water Wars: Fighting Over Earth's Most Precious Fluid

With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security is quickly rising to the top. When it comes to life's most precious fluid, mankind has two very different choices: conflict or cooperation

Renewable Energy Technologies Make Desalination More Sustainable

Technology companies would like to make desalination a more sustainable process.

Solar Power Primed for Popularity Surge in Middle East and North Africa

saudi-sunriseDemand for solar energy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will skyrocket in the next five years, according to a new report from GTM Research and the Emirates Solar Industry Association (EISA).

World Not Ready to Transition to Renewable Energy Systems, Says New Report

power-linesThe world is still a long way away from being able to meet its energy needs sustainably, says a new report released this week at the COP 18 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar.

Will Events in the Middle East Spark a Renewable Energy Revolution?

wind-powerOne area of the financial markets most impacted by recent events in the Middle East and North Africa is the price of crude oil.  Since the majority of global crude reserves are concentrated in this part of the world, political unrest or disruption to production can often send prices soaring.

What Egypt Means For Socially Responsible Investment

Can an investment in a developing nation run by an autocratic regime still be considered socially responsible?

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