The construction workers employed on projects within Masdar City, including the new headquarters for the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), were given advice and training on how to avoid heat related health problems during summer.
Global warming is behind soaring temperatures in Bahrain and is to blame for the country sweltering through record-breaking heat, according to the country's top weather expert.
It is also responsible for de
All new buildings must be equipped with thermal insulation under a new policy adopted by Bahrain's Electricity and Water Authority (EWA).
The rule was initially applied to all commercial properties over fou
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) is implementing the Heat Stress Management Programme to ensure that employees remain better informed about practical measures needed to be taken for enjoying a comfortable and safe summer.
The programme, c
Last year was one of the 10 hottest on record, with sea levels at record highs, Arctic ice at historic lows and extreme weather in various corners of the globe signaling a "new normal," scientists said Tuesday in the 2012 State of the
The world suffered unprecedented climate extremes in the decade to 2010, from heatwaves in Europe and droughts in Australia to floods in Pakistan, against a backdrop of global warming, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.
Jaguar Land Rover has opened a GBP1 million ($1.5 million) engineering test centre in Dubai to conduct extreme hot weather vehicle research, development and testing in a move to boost its Middle East test programme.
Temperatures could soar as high as 40C during the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix set to take place next month, an expert has warned.
The event takes place on April 19, 20 and 21 at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).