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Life & Style - Health
11/26/2023 10:55:22 AM
Growing calls for the world to come to grips with the many ways that global warming affects human health have prompted the first day dedicated to the issue at crunch UN climate talks starting next week.

Egypt - Society
10/9/2023 11:56:50 AM
Egypt's Ministry of Environment initiated on Sunday afforestation along the first kilometre of Shaq El-Tha’ban area in Cairo which will see 4,400 trees planted as part of an afforestation project targeting Egypt’s most polluted areas, according to a statement by the Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad.

World - International
6/8/2023 12:10:20 PM
Record-high greenhouse gas emissions and diminishing air pollution have caused an unparalleled acceleration in global warming, 50 top scientists warned Thursday in a sweeping climate science update.

World - International
6/8/2023 11:09:15 AM
Smoke from Canadian wildfires shrouded New York in a record-breaking apocalyptic smog Wednesday as cities along the US East Coast issued air pollution warnings and thousands evacuated their homes in Canada.

Life & Style - Health
4/25/2023 2:49:31 PM
Air pollution still causes more than 1,200 premature deaths a year in under 18's across Europe and increases the risk of chronic disease later in life, the EU environmental agency said.

World - International
3/22/2023 10:59:45 AM
Air pollution soared in Beijing on Wednesday as the Chinese capital was hit by a huge sandstorm, and dust also shrouded other parts of the country in a sickly orange haze.

Business - Economy
3/1/2023 1:27:44 PM
The World Bank announced on Wednesday a $9.13 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to expand the scope of the Greater Cairo Air Pollution Management and Climate Change Project.

Life & Style - Health
2/12/2023 10:12:38 AM
Study published in JAMA Network Open finds long-term exposure to elevated levels of air pollution increases risk of late-onset depression among elderly.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/12/2022 11:14:00 AM
Two new bills that aim to conserve the environment and stem air pollution are in the works in the Senate

Life & Style - Health
6/14/2022 11:50:34 AM
Microscopic air pollution caused mostly by burning fossil fuels shortens lives worldwide by more than two years, researchers reported on Tuesday.

World - International
5/18/2022 12:36:35 PM
A new study blames pollution of all types for 9 million deaths a year globally, with the death toll attributed to dirty air from cars, trucks and industry rising 55% since 2000.

Life & Style - Health
4/5/2022 5:17:44 PM
Fresh data from the UN health agency showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much worse in poorer countries

Egypt - Society
2/2/2022 4:57:17 PM
Air pollution in Greater Cairo and the Nile Delta is down by 25.5 percent as of December compared to the same period the previous year, Egypt's Minister of the Environment Yasmin Fouad said on Wednesday in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly where she reviewed the report on the environmental agenda for 2021.

Sports - Omni sports
1/24/2022 10:28:19 AM
Beijing warned Monday that heavy air pollution is likely during the Winter Olympics, but said emergency plans were in place to ensure the Games are not disrupted by smog.

World - International
11/17/2021 9:19:06 AM
Delhi shut down schools until further notice, urged people to work from home and banned non-essential trucks from entering the Indian capital due to dangerous levels of air pollution.

World - International
9/22/2021 6:04:41 PM
Urgent action is needed to reduce exposure to air pollution, said the UN body, ranking its burden of disease on a par with smoking and unhealthy eating

Egypt - Health
9/15/2021 6:24:44 PM
The agreement comes a year after the World Bank s Board of Executives directors approved the 200 million project

World - International
8/16/2021 9:47:25 PM
Smoke also drove air pollution levels to unhealthy or very unhealthy levels in parts of Northern California, Oregon and Idaho

World - International
12/17/2020 5:07:29 PM
The United Nations has warned in previous years that people in all major cities across the Western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies

Egypt - Politics
10/8/2020 3:20:01 PM
The ministry advised the elderly, respiratory disease patients, and children to stay indoors

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