Climate report: Middle East and East-Mediterranean are warming up at nearly twice the global average. The Middle East is set to overtake Europe as the biggest contributor of greenhouse gasses in a matter of years. While the Middle East will remain a large emitter of greenhouse gases, it is also one developing impressive hydrogen solutions. A climate report released ahead of the UN’s COP27 climate summit in Egypt in November has revealed that the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean are heating at nearly twice the global average, threatening potentially devastating impacts on its 400 million residents and economies. The study, based on data for 1981-2019, found an average increase of 0.45ÂșC per decade across the Middle East and eastern Mediterranean region, way higher than the global average rise of 0.27 degrees per decade. The study covers the region stretching from Greece and Egypt in the west through to Lebanon, […]