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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Lebanon, SmartEx exhibition, startups, technology, tech hub

SmartEx exhibition cements Lebanon position as a growing tech hub

Targeting a burgeoning tech sector in Lebanon, this year’s SmartEx exhibition saw the participation of scores of companies who showcased their innovations and highlighting...
Wind farms, alternative power sources, green energy,

Lebanon adds wind farms to its basket of renewable energy sources

Wind farms have now been added to Lebanon’s basket of renewable energy sources. Earlier this week, Cesar Abi Khalil, Lebanon’s caretaker Energy Minister disclosed...

Lebanon embraces green financing

In a development that bridges the ancient with the modern, the Lebanese coastal city of Byblos, whose origins can be traced back to 6000...
Africa, energy-to-waste, sustainability

Building waste-to-energy infrastructure in Africa

Energy hunger presides over Africa, as the World Economic Forum reports that only “24pc of sub-Saharan Africans” have electricity access, while the capacity to...
Lebanon, cedar forests, climate change,

Lebanon’s cedar forests threatened by climate change

Strolling in the cedar forests of Lebanon’s mountainous slopes is such a relief since it transports you away from the misery of everyday life....
Mediterranean turtle pollution plastic

Plastic pollution chocking water bodies in Lebanon

Plastic pollution as well as garbage pollution has become an enormous source of problem not only in Lebanon but worldwide. The crisis has gained...
electricity problem, Lebanon, Energy Ministers,

Lebanon’s chronic electricity problem remains unsolved since 1975

Since 2002, Lebanon’s energy ministers have struggled to find and have not come out with a working solution to the country’s chronic electricity problem....
Lebanese cultural heritage, museum, Beit Beirut,

Lebanese cultural heritage is revived through archaeological museums

Lebanon represented the Arab world’s cultural hub, through its various “annual arts festivals and vibrant gallery scene”. However, in recent times, due to the...
Power barge, unable to dock, Jiyyeh

Inclement weather prevented power barge from docking into Jiyyeh?

Following the inability of the power barge to dock in Lebanon’s southern coastal town of Jiyyeh on Monday, which caretaker Energy Minister Cesar Abi...
lebanon beirut heavy rains corruption barthelemy leyconie

Are heavy rains the sole problem in Lebanon?

Heavy rains and flooded highways are definitely not the sole problems in our beloved Lebanon. In order to deal with its economic...