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Arab women: No longer silent, but can they guarantee rights for themselves
Civil unrest in the Arab world has lead to seismic political, social, and economic changes in countries such as Egypt, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, Bahrain, and now Yemen. While the changes that are being undertaken in these ...
A review of net metering mechanism for electricity renewable energy sources
In this work, an overview of the net metering mechanism for renewable energy sources for power generation (RES-E) systems is carried out. In particular, the net metering concept is examined with its benefits and ...
Elemental and Chemical Analysis of PM10 and PM2.5 Indoor and Outdoor Pollutants in the UAE
Knowledge of both the size distribution and elemental composition of different size fractions of aerosol particles is useful not only in providing information about the chemical composition and source apportionment of ...
Health Risk Assessment of PET Bottles in GCC
Bottle water is getting very popular all through the world; especially in the gulf countries as the main source of drinking water. However, concerns over leaching of toxic chemicals are increasing. In this study, a ...
Energy Efficient Refrigerator - Buying Decision An Environmental Accounting Case
This case is designed to introduce students to the topic of environmental management accounting and provide experience in decision making with environmental costs and benefits.
Efficiency of Advanced Membrane Wastewater Treatment Plant towards Removal of Aspirin, Salicylic Acid, Paracetamol and p-Aminophenol
The efficiency of membrane separation technology for wastewater treatment was employed to check its efficiency in removing pharmaceuticals, their degradation products and their metabolites from wastewater. Aspirin and ...
In-Vehicle Performance Validation of the Semi-Active Hybrid Energy Storage System
A hybrid energy storage system (HESS) consisting of high-energy-density batteries and high-power-density Ultra-capacitors (UCs) can perform better than a battery alone powering an Electric Vehicle. Hybrid energy storage ...
An overview of future sustainable nuclear power reactors
In this paper an overview of the current and future nuclear power reactor technologies is carried out. In particular, the nuclear technology is described and the classification of the current and future nuclear reactors ...
Risk analysis factors of the emission in transportation a case study- Dubai Taxi
Increasing number of traditional vehicles threaten the economical development, pollutes our air and creating environmental hazards. Urban areas in UAE are currently facing growing traffic congestion by rising air pollution ...
A Social Constructionist Perspective on the Diffusion of Innovative Fiscal Responsibility Legislation
Compared to competitive, coercive and learning models, social constructionist theory is particularly well-suited to explaining the diffusion of policy norms across cross-country networks. This paper augments this approach ...