Incinerators are Coming to Beirut and There’s Nothing We Can Do About it

Share all the documentaries and reports you want about incinerators being bad for the environment and for Beirut residents, they're coming to Beirut and there's nothing we can do about it. If anything, we should applaud the "comical" efforts being made by the authorities to portray these incinerators as being a good and sustainable solution, by showing us a Taiwanese rooftop built on top of an incinerator, or a state of the art “waste-to-energy” incinerator…

#Lebanon Ranked Fourth Worst WorldWide in Electricity Supply

The Spectator Index tweeted a list of countries with the worst electricity supply for 2017 and Lebanon ranked fourth worst on that list, ahead of Yemen, Nigeria & Haiti. The tweet is based on the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index for 2017-2018 which ranks the quality of electricity supply on a scale from 1 to 7 . At this point, all we have to do now is notify the WEF about the new meters…
Critiques

Who’s after EDZ?

1 week ago
EDZ continues to be a a too-good-to-be-true story for many Lebanese and has been under attack for the past weeks for unexplainable reasons. In fact, Energy Minister hinted that they didn’t want to renew the ...
Critiques

Third Turkish Power Barge to Dock in Zouk Instead of Jiyye

1 week ago
When the first Turkish power ships set sail in 2013, the aim was to help temporarily with the electricity crisis while we build new power plants and enhance the existing ones. Five years later, we’re ...
Critiques

Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty WRONG in all Cases

2 weeks ago
Pope Francis has officially declared the death penalty to be inadmissible in all cases and enshrined his statement in an official Catholic teaching, a major shift in the church’s position that is likely to upset ...
Critiques

Can Lebanese Still Take a Joke?

2 weeks ago
I’m becoming more and more convinced that Lebanese can no longer take a joke these days. No matter how offensive or lame the joke is, someone will figure out a way to make a fuss ...
Critiques

Footage Showing Dog Being Cruelly Dragged Behind Municipality Truck in Fanar

2 weeks ago
Poisoning stray dogs or shooting them dead while everyone’s asleep is no longer needed in Lebanon. Some municipalities couldn’t care less what people think or about animal rights and are now exercising their savage methods ...
Critiques

Lebanese Basketball Federation Limits Foreign Players Back to Two Per Team

3 weeks ago
The dumbest decision ever taken by the Lebanese Basketball Federation was allowing three foreign players instead of two a couple of years ago. Instead of promoting local talent and regulating every team’s budget to make ...
Critiques

Our Beaches are Not Clean but Stop Sharing Fake Videos

3 weeks ago
An online video shared by a page called “I love Lebanon” went viral last week showing a heavily polluted beach in the Ouzai area. I was reluctant to share it at first and I’m glad ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

4 weeks ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
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