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Zayed Future Energy Prize

In the Unlikely Venue of Abu Dhabi, the World Charts a New Clean Energy Course

Clint Wilder | Posted 03.02.2016 | Green
Clint Wilder

On the surface, Abu Dhabi, the capital of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates, would seem an unlikely venue for the first major global clean energy conference after the landmark climate agreement signed one month earlier at COP21 in Paris.

How Competition and Prize Capital Will Save the World

Donn Tice | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Donn Tice

In the wake of government stimulus in response to the Great Recession, many of us working in cleantech and energy efficiency have wondered: what is th...

McDonalds and United Arab Emirates Greener Than America?

Terry Tamminen | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

The US should be red-faced that its iconic brand of burgers, shakes, and fries is going green in middle of an oil-producing country, while our government and many companies here pretend that business as usual will go on forever.

A Noble Prize for the 21st Century

Terry Tamminen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

The nominees for the Zayed Future Energy Prize won't solve the world's dependence on polluting and limited fossil fuels alone, but at least they are focused on innovative ways that all of us must learn from to make the world more sustainable.