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Siemens energy forum to boost sustainability, decarbonisation agenda

Dietmar Siersdorfer

Siemens Energy and partners are holding a Middle East and Africa focused virtual conference, entitled “Shaping the Energy of Tomorrow” from October 19 to 21, 2020 to drive forward the sustainability and decarbonisation agenda at a defining moment in the energy industry. Dietmar Siersdorfer, Siemens Energy Middle East Managing Director With the long-term impacts of Covid-19 and a fundamental shift ...

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Refugees groan under Middle East heatwaves

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The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) will set up a committee to examine whether Mitrabah, Kuwait, set a new highest temperature record for the Eastern hemisphere and Asia, with a reported temperature of 54.0°C (129.2°F) on 21 July 2016. Large parts of the Middle East and North Africa were gripped by heatwaves in recent weeks. Temperatures exceeding by a large margin ...

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Middle East nations most likely to be water-stressed in 2040


The world’s demand for water is likely to surge in the next few decades. Rapidly growing populations will drive increased consumption by people, farms and companies. More people will move to cities, further straining supplies. An emerging middle class could clamor for more water-intensive food production and electricity generation. But it’s not clear where all that water will come from. ...

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