Abu Dhabi may have the financial clout to invest in alternative forms of energy but will its plans pay off in the long run? So - if governments can solve the economic problems, can they solve the social ones too?
Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc. Sponsors are flooding in to help with the expense of this fledgling industry. Can the league survive and flourish in such an environment? But rarely do they go for motorbikes.
Soltanpour studied finance in Montreal, Canada and for 10 years worked in banks and investment firms in Toronto, Canada.
Fuel prices in the UAE have risen three times in the last six months - and are set to rise even further as subsidies are cut. So is that enough to wean drivers off their love of the gas guzzler.
And is it really that simple? She has worked for the BBC for twenty-five years. The award was for "the elections that shook Iran". Dan DamonDan started out as a BBC radio technical operator before leaving to cover wars and revolutions in countries from Mongolia to Albana with a freelance news team that included his wife, a camera operator.
James has also worked for the BBC as a world affairs producer, which included deployments to a range of countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Kuwait between and And this is a dangerous sport.
It became the channel that extensively covered the events for the Iranians inside Iran. Outside of Iran, the channel was therefore recognised accordingly.
In December Farnaz emigrated to the Netherlands with her family, where she joined several other Iranian journalists to start the news website Roozonline.
So how important is the business community in coming up with alternative sources of energy? Married with four children Julian likes to relax with long distance walks on the west coast of Wales.
He first worked on BBC radio but resigned to see the world after completing his post-graduate work in broadcast journalism.
But that could be changing. And he likes to draw on that background as a Newshour presenter. She was three years old when her family moved to Iran in the wake of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. To help change that perception, small groups of amateurs and semi-professionals are working hard with custom built "super bikes" to get motorbike racing off the ground.
And what role do they have in mobilising governments to make those changes? Algerians are rioting the Egyptians are calling for change and Yemen is as unstable as ever. Julian Marshall Julian has been presenting Newshour for quarter of a century!
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