About Hamna Iqbal

Hamna Iqbal- an environmental journalist and advocate for climate crisis. She is a researcher based in United Arab Emirates, understanding the sustainability measures and regulations. With the hope of being the face for the less spoken and the unseen parts of climate change, she has done a bachelors in mass communication and journalism, with the vision of being the voice of the voiceless.

E-waste Recyclers are a Growing Concern to the Economy of the UAE

Amidst the  COP 28 proceedings, the launch of ‘waste to zero’ initiative called our attention to hazardous waste management. As per the data unveiled by the former US Vice President Gore, at COP28’s main plenary hall, UAE’s greenhouse gas emissions rose by 7.5% in 2022 from the previous years. The waste to zero initiative launched at COP28 will be a joint initiative between The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Tadweer (Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company) aiming towards decarbonisation of waste. Being the largest emirate of the UAE, Abu Dhabi also has high level of industrial activities –  … Continue reading