The nations in the inhospitable region aren't sitting idly by in the face of climate change.
The Green Climate Fund aims to curb greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries.
The energy obtained from the sun can now be stored in an isomer for up to 18 years.
Global investment into renewables and other low-carbon energy went down by 8% last year to $332 billion.
A mega solar project under construction in Dubai will boast a solar power capacity of 5,000MW by 2030.
Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel focuses on lifestyle products that produce their own solar energy too.