Sustainability Research & Education

Research and Education

Research & Education

Books (CIRS)

Babar, Zahra, and Suzi Mirgani, eds. Food Security in the Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2014

Luomi, Mari. The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability. New York: Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2012

Book Chapters

The Basic Guarantee of the Goals of Equality, Efficiency, and EnvironmentalismAuthors: Karl Widerquist; Michael Lewis; Philip Lawn

Occasional Papers (CIRS)

Qatar’s Natural Sustainability: Plans, Perceptions, and Pitfalls (Mari Luomi)

Conservation in Qatar: Impacts of Increasing Industrialization (Renee Richer)

Water, State Power, and Tribal Politics in the GCC (Laurent Lambert)

Panels (CIRS)

Environmental Degradation and Conservation: Challenges and Prospects, 12 November 2007

Water, Energy, and Climate Change in the Gulf


Sustainable Development for ‎Economies and Corporations Dr. Seetharaman (video, CIRS)

GreenGulf Shares their Commitment to Renewable Energy with Georgetown Energy Students

Environment and Human Insecurity in the Middle East, Jeannie Sowers (video, CIRS) Sept 29, 2015

A Hunger for Trees: Myths of Desecration in Nature, (Victoria Pedrick, CIRS)

The Future of Nile Cooperation, Bart Hilhorst, March 25, 2015

How the Arab World Can Benefit from Low Oil Prices, Shantayanan Devarajan March 24, 2016

Explaining Trends in Energy and Pollution, James Markusen, February 24, 2016

A Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid Program for Vietnam, Dan Westbrook, October 6, 2015

Gas and Alternative Fuels: Present and Future Shares and Challenges

Working Groups & Summary Reports (CIRS)

Food and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East

GCC States’ Land Investments Abroad: The Case of Ethiopia

GCC States’ Land Investments Abroad: The Case of Cambodia

Water, Energy, and Climate Change in the Gulf

Mobility, Displacement and Forced Migration in the Middle East

Geopolitics of Natural Resources in the Middle East (Research Initiative)


“Environmental Sustainability in Qatar’s Education City: Strategies, initiatives and education”(Mari Loumi, John Crist, Bushra Alam, Muhammad Bilal Shakir)


Safeguarding Food and Environment in Qatar (SAFE-Q)

Student Research

Environmental Sustainability in Education City: Green Beacon or Green Island? – Awarded Outstanding Research Project UREP

Georgetown Student Explores Internship Opportunities in African Agribusiness

Gulf Encyclopedia for Sustainable Urbanism