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UAE bids to reduce carbon footprint.

A deal has been struck to find ways to reduce the amount of damage UAE residents are doing to the planet.

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau -- Abu Dhabi and the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF See Windows Workflow Foundation.  (EWS-WWF) have agreed to work together on phase two of the country's 'Ecological Footprint Initiative'.

This will focus on the development of energy efficiency standards for residential lighting in the UAE, with assessments also made on energy and water usage.

Nick Carter, director general at RSB, said: "We are pleased to be supporting EWS-WWF in its work on the Ecological Footprint Initiative.

"By working on other initiatives, such as Waterwise and Powerwise, we understand it is crucial to look at energy and water conservation as a vehicle to reduce carbon emissions and we believe the Ecological Footprint Initiative will have a lasting impact in building a sustainable future for the UAE."

Ida Tillisch, Acting Director General at EWS-WWF, added: "The initiative aims to help decision makers prioritise policies that reduce the carbon footprint and benefit the economy."

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