Oman incentives EV owners with significant tax exemptions
With an expectation to promote emission-free transportation, electric cars in Oman will be exempt from customs and value-added tax from July 1.
Abu Dhabi’s plastic ban reduces plastic bag use by 95%
A year after imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags, Abu Dhabi has prevented the use of around 450,000 plastic bags every day.
Qatar’s Expo 2023 takes concrete step to meet sustainability pledge
In a bid to host the region’s first horticultural expo sustainably, Expo 2023 has engaged climate experts to guide ecofriendly delivery of the event.
Saudi Arabia to turn landfills into resource clusters
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia plans to exclude 82% of its waste dumps by 2035, resulting in 1,200 waste management facilities and 77,000 jobs
Bahrain opens first solar-powered data center
Relying solely on clean energy, the new data center is powered by Bahrain’s telecom giant’s solar park generating 3.6 GWh from its first two phases.
Gulf nations make headway towards unified green building standards
Representatives of the Gulf countries convened in Qatar to discuss 26 draft standards aimed at promoting green building practices across the region.
GCC becomes first GHG program to link to Climate Action Data Trust
Global Carbon Council has joined the Climate Action Data Trust – a decentralized metadata platform led by the World Bank, IETA and Singapore.

Industry Insights

Ovais Sarmad
Deputy Executive Secretary/ASG at the UNFCCC.

Carbon Credits

“Carbon markets will play an extremely important role in many ways because many countries … need to really focus on their development strategies, the NDCs that they have submitted and how to make it happen.”

Anthony Albanese
Prime Minister of Australia

Climate Action

“Many of our neighbors understand that climate change is an existential threat. And what we understand is that it's an important component of our national security.”

Xavier Bettel
Prime Minister of Luxembourg

Climate Change

“Anyone who thinks climate change isn't happening is living on another planet.”