Spotlight by Fady Jameel

In this thought leader series, 'Spotlight', Fady Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel, takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most pressing issues.

In these articles Fady considers the challenges we face and examines the policies, technologies, approaches being utilized.  He'll also talk to the people involved in formulating the solutions and making a difference -  both from within Abdul Latif Jameel, Community Jameel and from industry, science and academia. 


April 6, 2021 | Dubai, UAE

11 mins

Deadly heat is cooler than you think: the chilling science of ‘wet-bulb’ temperatures

One billion people will be forced to endure a new kind of heat from which you cannot cool down as global temperatures rise in the next 50 years.

March 1, 2021 | Dubai, UAE

11 mins

Finding a solution to plastic pollution

When plastic was first developed just over a century ago, it was hailed as a wonder material; something that would transform all our lives for the better and reduce our need to cut down ever increasing numbers of trees.