Subscribers and friends are invited to register (see below) for the virtual book tour webinar with Dan Rabinowitz, the author of the important hew book, The Power of Deserts, Monday Sept 14, noon Eastern Standard Time.

Climate Change and Solar Potential in the Middle East

Dan Rabinowitz
of Tel Aviv University
on his new book

The Power of Deserts
Monday, Sept. 14
12 noon ET
Zoom Webinar
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Harnessing the potential for solar energy
Hotter and dryer than most parts of the world, the Middle East could soon see climate change exacerbate food and water shortages, aggravate social inequalities, and drive displacement and political destabilization. Could countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates harness the region’s immense potential for solar energy and emerge as vanguards of global climate action?

The Power of Deserts offers an important argument detailing how the Middle East could be devastated by the impact of climate change — or could generate huge amounts of renewable energy. Dan Rabinowitz skillfully communicates the difficulty these nations will face in adapting to climate change. A provocative work” Alon Tal, Chair, Department of Public Policy, Tel Aviv University

Dan Rabinowitz, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel Aviv University, is Chairman of the Association for Environmental Justice in Israel. He was Head of TAU’s Porter School of Environmental Studies and Chairman of Greenpeace Mediterranean. He received the Pratt Prize for Environmental Journalism (2012) and the Green Globe Award for Environmental Leadership (2016).

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