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Egypt - Society
4/20/2024 1:28:17 PM
Egypt’s Cabinet Spokesperson Mohamed El-Homsany said the country will save nearly $1 billion annually through the daily power-cut scheme, adding that the sum will be used to buy necessary supplies like foodstuffs and medicines.

World - Region
3/19/2024 6:51:02 PM
Global temperatures "smashed" heat records last year, as heatwaves stalked oceans and glaciers suffered record ice loss, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning 2024 was likely to be even hotter.

Egypt - Society
12/14/2023 11:36:57 AM
The nationwide load-shedding programme in Egypt resumed on Wednesday after a brief pause during the three-day voting period of the country’s 2024 presidential elections.

Egypt - Society
10/29/2023 10:23:41 PM
Egypt extended the duration of daily power cuts as of Saturday as a result of increased gas consumption brought up by high temperatures coinciding with falling gas imports, a Cabinet statement said on Sunday.

World - Region
9/14/2023 11:30:10 AM
Heatwaves, low rainfall and the threat of wildfires are compounding the woes of people in the forested north of Lebanon, a country where economic pain has long taken prominence over environmental concerns.

World - International
9/6/2023 11:29:09 AM
2023 is likely to be the hottest year in human history, and global temperatures during the Northern Hemisphere summer were the warmest on record, the EU climate monitor said on Wednesday.

Life & Style - Health
8/23/2023 11:31:29 PM
The Senior Advisor for Extreme Heat at the World Meteorological Organization, Dr. John Nairn, addresses the escalating threat of heatwaves and the urgent need for effective coping strategies in an interview with Ahram Online.

World - International
7/26/2023 2:22:31 PM
Destructive fires, temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) and tourists dodging possible catastrophe by staying home. Will climate change end up transforming tourism, not least in the Mediterranean?

World - International
7/25/2023 10:38:01 AM
Blistering heat that has baked swathes of North America and Europe this month would have been "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change, researchers said Tuesday, as intense temperatures spark health alerts and stoke ferocious wildfires.

Life & Style - Health
7/19/2023 10:10:35 PM
Record-breaking heatwaves across the Northern Hemisphere have again sparked concerns about the danger such blistering temperatures pose to people's health, particularly children and the elderly.

World - International
7/18/2023 2:40:17 PM
Europe braced for record-smashing heat Tuesday as withering heatwaves across the globe showed no signs of easing and Greece battled wildfires that forced people to flee their homes.

World - International
7/16/2023 6:57:44 PM
Scorching weather gripped three continents on Sunday, whipping up wildfires and threatening to topple temperature records as the dire consequences of global warming take shape.

World - International
7/15/2023 3:07:20 PM
Record heat is forecast around the world from the United States, where tens of millions are battling dangerously high temperatures, to Europe and Japan, in the latest example of the threat from global warming.

Egypt - Society
7/2/2023 10:31:00 AM
Egypt’s Meteorological Authority (EMA) announced that the country would experience typical summer conditions from Saturday to Thursday, with some regions witnessing hot days while others facing intense heatwaves.

World - International
6/19/2023 3:41:40 PM
Europe should brace for more deadly heatwaves driven by climate change, said a sweeping report on Monday, noting the world's fastest-warming continent was some 2.3 degrees Celsius hotter last year than in pre-industrial times.

World - Africa
6/11/2023 6:17:51 PM
Climate change is not just a buzzword or a topic for political debates. It is a real and pressing issue that affects every aspect of our lives. The effects of climate change are already being felt worldwide, from rising sea levels to heatwaves, droughts, floods, loss of biodiversity, food insecurity and more.

World - International
12/28/2022 12:53:31 PM
Catastrophic floods, crop-wilting droughts and record heatwaves this year have shown that climate change warnings are increasingly becoming reality and this is "just the beginning", experts say, as international efforts to cut planet-heating emissions founder.

Life & Style - Health
11/9/2022 11:54:48 AM
The World Health Organization said at least 15,000 people had died so far this year in Europe because of hot weather.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/7/2022 11:08:00 PM
The UN's chief warned Monday that nations must cooperate or face "collective suicide" in the fight against climate change, at a summit where developing countries reeling from global warming demanded more action from rich polluters.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 7:20:09 PM
The UN's COP27 climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt with warnings against backsliding on efforts to cut emissions and calls for rich nations to compensate poor countries after a year of extreme weather disasters.

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