Mahmoud Bakr's Articles

Developing countries are pushing industrialised nations to shoulder their responsibilities for managing climate change, Mahmoud Bakr and Ahmed Morsy report from Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad tells Al-Ahram Weekly what to expect at COP27

Mahmoud Bakr reports on a 10-day boat ride on the River Nile taken by young Arabs to promote awareness against climate change

Egypt is ensuring the proper representation of civil society at the UN climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The Arab Media Network for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation was launched during a two-day Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Media Workshop in Cairo on 12-13 October.

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment launched on Tuesday the National Initiative for Sustainable Entrepreneurs (NISE) to support green economy.

Children are among those most likely to be affected by the repercussions of climate change, making their stories, ideas, and recommendations even more important to be heard.

Blue and green zones are being set up in Sharm El-Sheikh for the UN COP27 Climate Change Conference among a series of other firsts.

Maximum African participation at the UN COP27 Climate Change Conference was encouraged during the 18th African Ministerial Conference on the Environment in Dakar.

Climate change will have ominous repercussions for the stability of Africa and the Arab world, said participants at the Environment and Development Forum this week.

Egypt is intensifying efforts for climate action in the run-up to the UN COP27 Climate Conference, notably at meetings in Indonesia and Chile last week.

Egypt is planting 100 million trees nationwide to improve air quality and protect people’s health

The southern Egyptian city has been working on climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts with the help of a Canadian programme, reports Mahmoud Bakr

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.

Students have been coming up with innovative projects to help preserve the environment in an initiative coordinated by the German Goethe Institute and the Egyptian government

Mahmoud Bakr spoke to German Ambassador in Cairo Frank Hartman about cooperation between Egypt and Germany on climate change and protecting the environment

Construction work in the North Coast area of Sidi Abdel-Rahman has come to a halt over concerns at water quality and beach erosion.

Egypt has launched a public platform inviting civil society to participate in the preparations to host COP27.

Calls were made to unify efforts to protect and sustain the habitats of the world’s migratory birds on this year’s World Migratory Bird Day.

Al-Ahram Weekly reports on Egypt’s celebrations for this year’s World Environment Day on the 50th anniversary of the first UN conference on the environment.

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