NYT on Masdar 27, September 2010Posted by thegulfblog.com in The Emirates.
Tags: Abu Dhabi, Masdar, Masdar photos, Renewable energy, UAE carbon dioxide emissions per capita, UAE energy use per capita, UAE masdar
The New York Times has an article on Abu Dhabi’s ‘renewable city in the desert’ – Masdar.
Am I the only one who is cynical/mean-spirited enough to think that this – the NYT article – is essentially the whole point behind Masdar? I.e. the publicity and the kudos?
I say this in light of many factors, too numerous to mention here…so I’ll just go for this:
Energy use per capita
(UAE – Red; UK – Yellow; World – Blue)
and headlines like
Yes, obviously, Masdar could be their attempt to redress the balance but…I mean honestly…do you really think that they care about the environment whatsoever?