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World - International
8/16/2022 10:11:46 AM
President Joe Biden will sign Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the ``final piece'' of his pared-down domestic agenda, as he aims to boost his party's standing with voters less than three months before midterm elections.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/15/2022 2:15:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly interviews UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin about efforts to ensure climate financing pledges pay more than lip service

World - International
8/13/2022 5:09:18 PM
In November 1979, a little over a week after student militants seized control of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 52 American citizens hostage, President Jimmy Carter issued Executive Order 12170 declaring a national emergency against Iran.

World - Region
8/12/2022 3:12:17 PM
The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for Medicare recipients. A new corporate minimum tax to ensure big businesses pay their share.

World - International
8/11/2022 10:00:46 PM
Firefighting teams and equipment from six EU nations started to arrive in France on Thursday to help battle a spate of wildfires, including a fierce blaze in the parched southwest that has forced thousands to evacuate.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/11/2022 8:55:43 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed in a video call with China's chief climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua on Thursday major topics to be tackled in the upcoming UN Climate Conference (COP27) in Egypt, the Egyptian foreign ministry announced.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/10/2022 4:30:00 PM
Egypt is seeking financial support for environmentally friendly projects and climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts in the run-up to the COP27 Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh.

World - International
8/10/2022 1:44:34 PM
After a moment when hopes dimmed that the United States could become an international leader on climate change, legislation that Congress is poised to approve could rejuvenate the country's reputation and bolster its efforts to push other nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more quickly.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/9/2022 10:56:12 PM
The first of a series of regional roundtables on climate change took place this week with a view to gathering recommendations and listing projects in the run-up to the COP27 Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
8/9/2022 8:43:44 PM
Mahmoud Bakr spoke to German Ambassador in Cairo Frank Hartman about cooperation between Egypt and Germany on climate change and protecting the environment

World - International
8/9/2022 4:01:28 PM
Some of the heaviest rain in decades swamped South Korea's capital region, turning Seoul's streets into car-clogged rivers and sending floods cascading into subway stations. At least nine people were killed, some drowning in their homes, and six others were missing, with more rain forecast, officials said Tuesday.

Life & Style - Health
8/9/2022 1:56:44 PM
Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.

Egypt - Society
8/8/2022 5:43:04 PM
Egypt targets the reduction of the annual consumption of single-use plastic bags to 100 bags per capita by 2025 and 50 by 2030, Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Sunday.

Egypt - Society
8/8/2022 4:47:49 PM
Egypt, the host of the upcoming COP27 climate conference, plans to plant 100 million trees nationwide in an effort to increase green spaces and reduce greenhouse gases to combat climate change.

World - International
8/7/2022 10:38:25 PM
After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debate, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden's ambitious climate, tax and health care plan -- a significant victory for the president ahead of crucial midterm elections.

Business - Economy
8/7/2022 6:17:48 PM
Egyptian Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad signed a cooperation agreement with the European Union (EU) to obtain a grant of 4 million euros within the framework of joint and continuous cooperation between the ministry and the EU in the field of environmental protection and in support of the Egyptian industry ahead of UN Climate Change Conference (COP27).

Multimedia - In Pictures
8/6/2022 6:14:43 PM

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/5/2022 7:00:35 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt, said the first major regional roundtable for financing climate action has removed barriers between all climate actors, bringing them under one roof.

World - International
8/5/2022 3:26:00 PM
China on Friday said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on a range of issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/4/2022 3:56:48 PM
Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) Sameh Shoukry made his first post Wednesday on the recently made official social media account for COP27, in which he called for swift action to address climate change.

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