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[Ambassador report] Ambassador Report - Dubai is getting greener

by Arjun Anand | 15-09-2019 02:56 Comments 7 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



Dear Tunza members and Readers, 

Recent global climate negotiations are pushing all countries to take more aggressive steps to reduce their carbon footprint. Cities are heating up much faster than surrounding countryside because of heat-trapping asphalt and concrete that creates urban heat islands that can't cool off, even at night. This is known as urban heat island (UHI) effect,

So how do we make cities cooler and healthier?.  Planting of trees and making our city green is recognised as a significant step to achieve this goal.

Please have a look at this pic to understand it better

heat graphics

 

When it comes to UAE Climate, planting the ghaf tree in urban areas is a sensible solution to counter UHI. A single ghaf can sequester 34.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year.

Friends, I laud the efforts of Dubai Municipality which has added 1.7 million square metres of greenery in the city in 2018 by planting 44,000 trees on the roads. Dubai Municipality is also planting Ghaff trees which is one of the most suitable tree for UAE climate.

Please read more here link from Gulf news link

Regards

Arjun Anand Mallya

UAE 

 

   


7 Comments

Kushal Naharki

  • Kushal Naharki says :
    Hello Arjun

    I do hope that you are fine and doing great with your works.
    Thank you for your report about Dubai is getting greener

    Green Cheers from Nepal :)
    Keep writing great reports.
    We are eager to read more reports from you.

    Regards,
    Kushal Naharki

    Posted 04-10-2019 21:48

Hyeongmin Mentor

  • Hyeongmin Mentor says :
    Hello Arjun!
    I've read an article about urban heat island effect and it has many side effects, not just a increase of the temperature.
    What surprised me was the ability of a single ghaf tree to reduce CO2 in the atmosphere.
    To me, Dubai is a very beautiful and sophisticated city. And with more green colors throughout the city, I'm sure it would make the city look better.
    Looking forward to your next great report!
    Posted 18-09-2019 23:22

Arjun Anand

  • Arjun Anand says :
    thanks sandhya, adeoye, bal krishna and alok
    regards
    arjun anand
    UAE
    Posted 17-09-2019 13:53

Sandhya Adhikari

  • Sandhya Adhikari says :
    Hello Arjun Anand,
    You had clearly presented the importance of trees, thank you so much for the informative report.
    Green Cheers
    Regard,
    Sandhya

    Posted 16-09-2019 11:43

Israel Adeoye

  • Israel Adeoye says :
    Hi Arjun Anand,

    The importance of trees to greener environment can cannot be overemphasized.

    Thanks for the photo. It is really educating.
    Posted 15-09-2019 14:59

Bal krishna Pandey

  • Bal krishna Pandey says :
    I must say this is a really informative report.
    Gogreen
    Cheers.
    Posted 15-09-2019 10:57

ALOK DHAKAL

  • ALOK DHAKAL says :
    Nice report!
    Regards,
    Alok Dhakal
    Posted 15-09-2019 03:36

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