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100MW solar power plant to be built in the UAE

Story contains video Source: Renewable Energy World, Wed September 01, 2010
What does it say that one of the largest producers of oil, The United Arab Emirates, is aggressively developing renewable energy? Clearly the country is thinking about a world beyond fossil energies.

World’s tallest building opens in Dubai

Story contains video Source: BBC, Mon January 04, 2010
The world's tallest building has been opened with a dramatic fireworks ceremony in the Gulf emirate of Dubai.

Taiwan: Relief goods continue pouring in from abroad

Source: China Post, Sat August 29, 2009
Relief goods continued to pour into Taiwan from abroad yesterday, while the United States is dispatching two heavy-lift helicopters, one of which is expected to arrive today to carry large crane excavators to the flood-ravaged area to help re-open blocked routes of transportation.

Stunning Solar Building Will Generate More Power Than It Needs

Source: ENN, Sat March 22, 2008
Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE - The Masdar Headquarters building will produce more power than it needs (an energy positive building).

UAE Dhabi starts constructing ‘green city’

Source: Huliq, Sat February 16, 2008
Masdar City, UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started construction of its so-called 'green city,' which will be named Masdar City.

Work starts on Gulf ‘green city’ this article opens in a new window

Source: BBC, Sun February 10, 2008
The Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi starts building what it says is the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste car-free city.

Virgin unveils spaceship designs

Source: BBC News, Wed January 23, 2008
England - Virgin Galactic has released the final design of the launch system that will take fare-paying passengers into space.

UAE About to Start Building Green City in Desert

Source: Planet Ark, Fri January 18, 2008
Dubai, UAE - The United Arab Emirates plans to start building a multi-billion-dollar green city in the desert in the first quarter of this year, as the oil producer looks to become a pioneer of alternative energy.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

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