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World - International
3/1/2022 1:37:51 PM
Tens of thousands of people had been ordered to evacuate their homes by Tuesday and many more had been told to prepare to flee as parts of Australia's southeast coast are inundated by the worst flooding in more than a decade that has claimed at least 10 lives.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/28/2022 9:54:49 PM
Developed countries must follow through on their commitment to at least double their climate finance for developing countries by 2025, Egypt and the UK said on Monday in a joint statement following the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) work group’s sixth assessment report.

World - International
2/28/2022 2:52:41 PM
Deadly with extreme weather now, climate change is about to get so much worse. It is likely going to make the world sicker, hungrier, poorer, gloomier and way more dangerous in the next 18 years with an ``unavoidable'' increase in risks, a new United Nations science report says. And after that watch out.

World - International
2/28/2022 1:54:16 PM
UN chief Antonio Guterres blasted world powers for a "criminal" abdication of leadership after the release Monday of an extensive new report on climate change impacts, accusing major polluters of fuelling devastating warming that threatens people and planet.

Egypt - Society
2/27/2022 2:44:09 PM
Egypt has begun converting 377 diesel powered public buses in Cairo and Alexandria to run on natural gas during the current fiscal year at a total cost of EGP 200 million, Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy said on Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/26/2022 9:11:32 PM
Egypt held a number of consultative meetings with a host of international partners over the past week concerning the preparations for the next UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27), slated for November in the Egyptian Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/25/2022 5:21:26 PM
Egypt has appointed its highly-experienced economist Mahmoud Mohieldin, who has been serving as an executive director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the country’s high-level champion for climate action at UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27).

World - International
2/23/2022 7:56:57 PM
A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a UN report released Wednesday.

Business - Economy
2/23/2022 5:59:35 PM
Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat held on Wednesday a meeting with a World Bank delegation and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) at the Ministry’s headquarters to chart a roadmap for climate action in the country and the transition to a green economy in Egypt.

Egypt - Society
2/23/2022 5:03:31 PM
Ahead of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Egypt is launching various environmentally-friendly projects, including solar energy plants, a new central park in Sharm El-Sheikh, and a robust transportation system, all of which utilise clean energy, Egyptian officials said on Wednesday.

World - International
2/23/2022 11:10:30 AM
A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution and other problems that governments are ill prepared to confront, according to a U.N. report being released Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/22/2022 10:12:37 PM
Egypt and the US set up a joint working group to coordinate climate policies ahead of this year’s COP27 summit, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/21/2022 7:54:00 PM
The United States and Egypt on Monday launched a joint working group to prepare for the U.N. climate change summit being held in Egypt in November, a U.S. envoy said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/21/2022 4:55:49 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said Egypt will adopt a comprehensive and neutral approach during its presidency of the upcoming UN’s Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) that will be held in November in the Egyptian Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/21/2022 12:02:18 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry announced on Monday the launch of a US-Egypt climate working group during a joint press conference following their talks in Cairo.

World - International
2/20/2022 7:58:57 PM
The death toll from torrential rains that triggered flash floods and landslides in the scenic Brazilian city of Petropolis has risen to 152, authorities said Sunday, as the pope sent his condolences.

Egypt - Politics
2/19/2022 7:21:10 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Saturday that Egypt is planning to organise the first youth forum on climate change as part of the country's preparations to host the Conference of the Parties (COP27) slated for November in the Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt - Society
2/17/2022 8:12:08 PM
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called for engaging youth and civil society and empowering them to participate in global climate action as he remotely addressed the 21st edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS).

World - International
2/17/2022 5:21:27 PM
The world must slash $1.8 trillion in annual subsidies that destroy the environment, according to a study Thursday from business groups including one founded by tycoon Richard Branson.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/16/2022 3:03:00 PM
Mitigating the impacts of climate change was high on the agenda of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s and President Emmanuel Macron’s summit last week.

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