The Line: Mohammed bin Salman’s Green Blockbuster

January 14, 2021

It’s called The Line, a spanking new AI city to be built in the northwest of Saudi Arabia as part of the kingdom’s $500-billion NEOM project. The Line will be a “carbon-positive” community “powered by 100 per cent clean energy” strung, yes in a line, from the Red Sea coast into the...

In China’s Net City, Opportunity Comes at Uncertain Costs
January 12, 2021

In China’s Net City, Opportunity Comes at Uncertain Costs

How Will the UAE Cope With Growing Environmental Insecurity?
August 03, 2020

How Will the UAE Cope With Growing Environmental Insecurity?

Where Is Mohammed bin Salman Taking the Saudi Kingdom?
June 10, 2020

Where Is Mohammed bin Salman Taking the Saudi Kingdom?

Why Is a US Company Helping Saudi Arabia Solve Its Housing Crisis?

Why Is a US Company Helping Saudi Arabia Solve Its Housing Crisis?

January 28, 2020

While Saudi Arabia powers forward on mega projects favored by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the push to build more than 1 million affordable homes for the kingdom has had its struggles. The housing minister, Majid al-Hogail, outlined some of the difficulties in an interview in...

What Can the Fourth Industrial Revolution Do for Sustainable Development?

What Can the Fourth Industrial Revolution Do for Sustainable Development?

October 01, 2019

With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the potential to integrate technology into the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is reaching new heights. According to Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum, 4IR is “blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and...