The UAE may be sitting on the sixth largest reserves of petroleum in the world, but the leaders in this tiny Gulf sheikdom know that their oil wells will dry up sooner than later. Originally published by Global Post on July 24, 2011.
Heat in the Holy Land
In the West Bank, one engineer is digging deep for clean energy using geothermal power. The Palestinian’s technology is so successful that he’s even raising eyebrows in Israel too. Originally published by Global Post on July 15, 2010.
Solar Power in the Slums
Hussein Soliman Farag built homemade solar panel collectors on his roof to save money on gas and to help the environment in Cairo. Story originally published June 19, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.
Israel’s Battery Pioneer
Meet Doron Aurbach, one of world’s leading of magnesium batteries, which many scientists believe will help spread the use of solar panels in homes. Originally published by Global Post on June 1, 2010.
Desert ecotourism: What’s in it for Egypt?
Does the downside of popularity with Western tourists outweigh the benefits? Depends who you talk to.