While contemplating our natural resources, past conversations often centered around fossil fuels and them becoming scarce due to overuse. However, recent conversations have stirred our attention to another natural resource that is available in abundance but is still causing a crisis in many parts of the world. Water!
Severe droughts and hurricanes, melting ice sheets and rising sea levels are giving us a glimpse of the fallouts of a warmer planet. As much as leaders of some of the advanced nations
The 23-year drought that’s parching the Southwest is forcing Arizona to make a bitter choice. Unless developers can find new sources of water, the state’s largest master-planned housing development is going to remain a desert. It’s not just an Arizona problem. Across the American West, demand for housing is increasingly
The speed at which depositors fled Silicon Valley Bank this month – withdrawing $42 billion in 24 hours – has left authorities confronting a new risk: the social media-driven bank run. Gone are the days when lines of people outside banks served as the defining image of a lender on the brink. In today’s turbocharged digital age,
Some time ago a man visited an art gallery and accidentally left his glasses there. They’d fallen out of his pocket and, unbeknownst to him, they’d landed on the floor near a wall. What do you think happened next? Well, a lot of things could have happened. Someone could have picked them up and handed them in to ‘lost and found’.
I am new to the UAE. I have come here for a very short time with my family. I am having a good time. I have come here from Belgium for a project. The work culture of the UAE is very good. What I like most is communication from the government’s department. I am amazed at the way the UAE Government and their departments communicate
It was a revealing moment during Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s tightly scripted visit to Moscow: Standing in the doorway of the Grand Kremlin Palace, he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the two of them were “witnessing the changes that haven’t been seen in more than a century, and we are pushing them together.”