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Female Unemployment in the Middle East

Female Unemployment in the Middle East

The skills gap poses a genuine threat to economic progress and could leave nations stalled, millions unemployed and prosperity dwindling. Only one in five working-age women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has a job or is actively looking for one, according to the World Bank and the region has one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in the world.
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OPEC members could see profits decrease in 2019

OPEC members could see profits decrease in 2019

-OPEC earned about $711 billion in net oil export revenues (unadjusted for inflation) in 2018. -Saudi Arabia accounted for the largest share of total OPEC earnings, $237 billion. -India only imports between 4.5 and 5 million barrels per day of oil, but it is shaping up to be the biggest competitive space for producers. OPEC is still making money, despite challenges coming from every which way.
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MENA coastal cities will be flooded if sea level rises

MENA coastal cities will be flooded if sea level rises

Gulf Times' BUSINESS posted on August 18, 2019, MENA coastal cities will be flooded if sea level rises: Al-Attiyah Foundation in Doha, Qatar as more and more People are experiencing the consequences of climate change across the Middle East, from floods in Jeddah to rising sea levels in the Mediterranean which are putting many coastal cities at risk.
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Fracking Boom in US and Canada Largely to Blame

Fracking Boom in US and Canada Largely to Blame

Other countries such as Algeria, people have objected quite strongly at times, to anything to do with fracking out fossil fuel from the ground using water from its invaluable phreatic water. More recently, it is found as elaborated in Fracking Boom in US and Canada Largely to Blame for 'Massive' Rise of Global Methane Levels: Study, that it is no more a question of water use only, but as put mildly in Common Dreams, in this article below as a matter far more lethal for life on earth.
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Keeping Global Warming to well below 2°C

Keeping Global Warming to well below 2°C

The word “climate” makes most of us look up to the sky – however, the IPCC’s new special report on climate change and land should make us all look under our feet. This is how Anna Krzywoszynska, Research Fellow and Associate Director of the Institute for Sustainable Food, University of Sheffield introduced her article published on The Conversation of last week before adding that 'Land, the report shows, is intimately linked to the climate. Changes in land use result in changes to the climate and vice versa. In other words, what we do to our soils, we do to our climate – and ourselves.' So, keeping Global Warming to well below 2°C is the hurdle that all humans need to get over in order to achieve the Paris Agreement requirements.
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Aramco Takes a Beating by S. Jack Heffernan

Aramco Takes a Beating by S. Jack Heffernan

Saudi state-owned energy giant Aramco said Monday its first-half net income for 2019 had slipped to $46.9 billion, a first such disclosure for the secretive company ahead of its debut earnings call. “The company’s net income was $46.9 billion for the first half (of) 2019, compared to $53.0 billion for the same period last year,” the company said in a statement.
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