ENVIRONMENT

Severe Winter Weather in Syria and Lebanon Imperils Refugees.

Severe Winter Weather in Syria and Lebanon Imperils Refugees

Back-to-back, severe winter storms brought heavy snowfall and flooding to Lebanon and Syria recently, devastating Syrian refugee settlements, and highlighting the perilous future facing the refugees—threatened by climate change, Lebanese policy, and violence in Syria.
Is Tunisia Serious About Transitioning to Renewable Energies?

Is Tunisia Serious About Transitioning to Renewable Energies?

Tunisia has consistently pushed to adopt progressive legal and institutional frameworks to expand renewable energy usage and energy efficiency programs. The North African nation must develop a clear plan to further reduce its dependence on oil and gas to stay on track to generate its targeted amount of renewable electricity.