UAE to host renewable energy talks on Oct. 21

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DUBAI. october 14. KAZINFORM A Renewable Energy Roundtable will be held on Oct. 21 at the Gulf Research Center (GRC) in Abu Dhabi and it aims to address pressing issue of climate change; Kazinform refers to the Arab News.

The world continues to face the effects of climate change, and reducing our carbon footprint has never been more critical. As fossil fuel consumption cannot continue without harsh repercussions on the environment, new sustainable energy alternatives, policies and practices are required sooner rather than later.

The need to boost renewable energy research in the Arabian Gulf Region to meet growing energy demand is a high priority, especially since the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), officially launched in January 2009, is headquartered in Abu Dhabi.

Against this backdrop, the GRC is organizing a roundtable discussion to address the main issues facing renewable energy, especially solar power; Kazinform cites the Arab News.

See www.arabnews.com for full version

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