Sustainability In Tourism: How To Choose Energy-Efficient Hotel Lighting

With sustainability becoming today’s main concern, the tourism industry must learn to prioritize sustainable practices, including the thoughtful use of lighting solutions. Often overlooked, hotel lighting is a subtle source of unmanaged energy consumption and carbon emissions. As eco-consciousness increasingly influences travelers’ decision-making, balancing aesthetics, functionality, and consumption has never been more critical. This article explores the contribution power-saving lighting has to sustainability in the tourism sector. By carefully selecting lighting solutions, hotels can reduce their carbon footprint and enhance their overall sustainability profile. The article also highlights the multifaceted benefits of resource-efficient alternatives. You’ll find practical pointers for choosing … Continue reading

What to Know About Sustainable Software Development

As climate change concerns continue to increase, it is becoming mandatory to minimize carbon emissions and adopt sustainable practices to save the planet. The Information Technology field has the potential to cut carbon emissions and contribute to alleviating the current climate crisis. Since software plays a significant role in energy consumption, software engineers are going green and adopting sustainable ways of developing technologies with minimal negative environmental impact using closed and open-source databases. Here is everything you need to know about sustainable software development and tips for building efficient and eco-friendly green software. What is Sustainable Software Development? Sustainable software … Continue reading

Can Cryptocurrency Ever Be Environmentally Friendly?

Climate change is rapidly affecting public health, especially in places that already experience extreme weather or have poor access to healthcare. The switch to renewable energy sources is inevitable if we want to save our planet, but where does that leave digital currency like Bitcoin? What Bitcoin’s Defenders Say (and Why it’s Important) The question of how to responsibly use Bitcoin goes beyond using credit cards to fund crypto purchases; it involves how we use the currency itself. We used to think that fossil fuels only impacted the earth if there was a spill. In reality, our daily use of … Continue reading

Important Environmental Metrics Worth Tracking

For companies that are focused on ESG (environmental, social, governance) sustainability reporting, one of the most important things is the metrics. They help demonstrate that the report is accurate and stakeholders can use it to make the right decisions, whether for investment or buying targeted products. With the right metrics, it is also easy for companies to evaluate their progress and track goals that demonstrate their operation efficiency and impacts. There are four main areas of sustainability that companies focus on: human, economic, social, and environmental, and each comes with its own metrics. In this post, we will look at … Continue reading

Energy Sector in Arab Countries

The Arab energy sector has played and will continue to play an important role in the regional as well as global economy. In addition to satisfying energy needs for economic and social development, it is the source of oil and gas export revenues contributing to economic development. The Arab oil and gas sector represents the largest economic sector in the region. Increase of oil revenues were the main drivers for economic development in most of the Arab oil producing countries. The Arab economies, as well, are heavily dependent on oil and gas to meet their domestic energy demand. Oil contributes … Continue reading