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Business - Energy
4/30/2024 9:50:21 PM
G7 ministers agreed a timeframe Tuesday for phasing out coal-fired power plants, setting as a goal the mid-2030s, in a move hailed as significant by some environmentalists but slammed as "too late" by others.

World - Region
1/6/2024 1:00:38 PM
The United Arab Emirates on Saturday acknowledged it is conducting a trial of 84 inmates previously reported by dissidents as it hosted the United Nations COP28 climate talks last month.

Business - Economy
12/16/2023 7:31:47 PM
Amid the escalating geopolitical tensions due to the Gaza war, different scenarios emerged regarding Egypt’s $3 billion loan.

World - Region
12/14/2023 6:53:33 PM
The climate negotiations that just finished in Dubai hit upon the essence of compromise, finding a common language that nearly 200 countries accepted, at times grudgingly.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/13/2023 6:38:29 PM
Egypt has welcomed the consensus reached on several historic resolutions at the 28th session of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, commending its successful hosting.

World - Region
12/13/2023 1:17:39 PM
The Arab bloc praised the outcome of the UN climate summit on Wednesday, calling it a "great success" after nations adopted a call to transition away from fossil fuels but stopped short of a phase-out.

World - Region
12/13/2023 10:33:03 AM
Nearly 200 nations meeting in Dubai on Wednesday approved a first-ever call for the world to transition away from fossil fuels, the top culprit of climate change behind a planetary crisis.

Business - Energy
12/12/2023 10:02:23 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda emphasized on Tuesday his keen focus on global climate action.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/12/2023 9:13:36 PM
There has been a strong Palestinian presence at international forums despite the Israeli war on Gaza, including at the UN COP28 Climate Conference in Dubai.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/12/2023 7:45:28 PM
A consensus appears to be emerging around a few ideas to solve the global economy’s problems, but there are still many obstacles on the way, writes José Antonio Ocampo

World - Region
12/12/2023 11:02:25 AM
A stark standoff between countries that want a dramatic phase-out of fossil fuels causing damaging warming and those that don't crush hopes for an on-time finish to a critical climate summit Tuesday.

World - Region
12/11/2023 10:56:46 PM
Countries moved closer to reaching what critics called a watered-down final deal on how to act on climate change on Monday, to the disappointment and anger of nations who called to phase out planet-warming fossil fuels as the United Nations summit in Dubai neared its culmination.

World - Region
12/11/2023 4:05:08 PM
Visibly tired and frustrated top United Nations officials urged climate talks to push harder for an end to fossil fuels. Time seems to be running out both in the talks in Dubai and for action that could keep warming at or below the internationally agreed-upon threshold.

World - Region
12/10/2023 6:26:35 PM
Saudi Arabia on Sunday said its "perspectives" and "concerns" must be taken into account at the COP28 climate talks, where the world's top oil exporter is resisting moves to agree to a phase-out of fossil fuels.

Business - Energy
12/9/2023 3:49:17 PM
The Swedish Energy Agency entered a $28.2 million agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to combat global carbon emissions and alleviate poverty in Africa, according to a statement by UNDP on Friday.

World - International
12/9/2023 9:57:45 AM
Spanish ecology transition minister Teresa Ribera lashed out Saturday at an OPEC bid to block any phase-out of fossil fuels at UN climate negotiations in Dubai, calling the move "disgusting".

Business - Energy
12/7/2023 1:20:11 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN climate change high-level champion for Egypt, emphasized the significance of implementing debt swaps as a key mechanism to finance climate and development initiatives in developing countries.

World - Region
12/6/2023 1:29:28 PM
After a first-day blur of rare quick action and agreement, negotiators at a critical United Nations climate summit Wednesday finished up their first week in a more familiar place for them: the murky middle where momentum and roadblocks intertwine.

World - Region
12/6/2023 10:31:03 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday will visit both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as Dubai hosts the United Nations' COP28 climate talks — despite facing an arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court over the war in Ukraine.

World - Region
12/6/2023 10:02:26 AM
From meditation to spiritual guidance to indigenous hymns, the vibe in the "faith pavilion" at COP28 is a little different from elsewhere at the high-stakes UN climate talks in Dubai.

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