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Neeshad Featured in Qlife Magazine

The Government Communications Office (GCO) has today launched the seventh edition of Q Life Magazine. Titled Qataris Abroad, this edition celebrates Qatar’s growing role on the global stage – from the

Qatar – Cooling the outdoors

Over the past three decades, temperature increases in Qatar have been accelerating. That’s because of the uneven nature of climate change as well as the surge in construction that drives

Staying the Course

Representatives from almost 200 countries met in Marrakech over two weeks for the latest annual climate change conference, COP22, which was viewed as an opportunity to showcase progress and commence

Addressing Qatars Ecological Conciousness

Over the past six months, Earth Talks Qatar has gained a reputation for attracting leading academics, thinkers and activists from all over the world. Knowledge of environmental issues and sustainability

What Trump’s Exit From Climate Deal Could Mean For The Gulf Countries

THE new era of protectionism, marked by the United States' withdrawal from the landmark Paris Accord on climate change, will make things worse in the coming years. The move follows

Re-Attaching Young People to the Climate Crisis

Environmental activism is not the first idea that springs to mind when thinking about Gulf countries. This is precisely what drove Neeshad Shafi from Doha, Qatar, to launch the Arab Youth

Interview featured in Qatar Today

If want to begin to comprehend just how far – reaching an issue climate change is, how many stakeholders need to come together to make it work and what kind

Qatar at the UN youth meet

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations is a global gathering of youth leaders, social entrepreneurs and activists, aimed at empowering youth to become active agents of sustainable development. Now

‘Joint action, sustainable lifestyle needed to limit climate peril’

Every year, June 5, is celebrated as World Environment Day which is the UN's initiative for creating global awareness. When it comes to protecting the environment, Qatar is on a

The Arab world’s best weapon against climate change? Its young people

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity. The IPCC’s recent report on global warming shows how no country is immune to the effects of climate change, including the Arab

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Neeshad Shafi - Environmentalist

Neeshad Shafi is a Climate Advocate, Energy and Policy Expert on the Middle East. He was distinguished as one of the ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019’ by Apolitical.

Neeshad’s work involves grassroot awareness, policy and research to advocate for laws and policies that create lasting environmental change at multiple scales from national to local.

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