No. 9



Energy Consumption In Arab States Rose By 500% During 1970-91

The consumption of energy in the Arab countries increased by a massive 500% during the two decades between 1970 and 1991 - the highest growth rate in the world - according to a recent Arabic language study authored by Dr. 'Abd al- Razzaq al-Faris and published by the Center of Arab Unity Studies in Beirut under the title The Waste Of Energy: Development and the Energy Problem in the...