Climate Change

COP27 Champion says approach to climate change mitigation, adaptation not fair

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 11:49 GMT

The COP 27 Champion pointed out that Africa’s contribution in emissions is just 3-4%.

Egypt’s FM heads for Davos to participate in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 08:34 GMT

The Egyptian Minister is also scheduled to meet with a number of senior officials from various countries and parties participating in the forum on the sidelines of its activities, to consult on the ongoing work to prepare for COP 27 that would be held in the Egyptian city Sharm El Sheikh on November 7-18.

UNDP Resident Representative congrats Egypt on releasing national strategy for climate change

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 05:17 GMT

Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Alessandro Fracassetti congratulated Egypt, Thursday on releasing the national strategy for climate change.

85 projects worth $11.9B underway on climate change adaptation: minister

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 05:39 GMT

The ministry’s current portfolio includes 85 projects worth dlrs 11.9 billion in the field of adaptation to climate change and cushioning its fallout; in a way that supports the country’s efforts to implement Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG 13): climate action, she added.

Egypt to launch National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 Thursday

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 02:45 GMT

Egypt will launch Thursday the National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 in an event that will be attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and a large number of ministers.

Egypt urges African coordination meeting before climate summit in Sharm

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 04:13 GMT

The move comes within the framework of the efforts to coordinate the African stances before holding the climate summit, due in Sharm el Shiekh in November.

Egypt invites African states to consultative session on climate, energy to unify position ahead of COP27

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 09:44 GMT

Egypt has invited African countries to hold a consultative session on climate and energy to coordinate African position ahead of COP27 in November.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment, German Special Envoy for International Climate Action discuss early warning system in agricultural field

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 04:44 GMT

Meanwhile, Faoud met with Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting, the Egyptian Ministry said on Friday in another statement.

Egypt’s FM affirms need to quickly implement climate pledges in Copenhagen meeting

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 12:08 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed on Friday the need for the quick implementation of the climate related pledges during the ministerial meeting on climate in Denmark’s capital of Copenhagen.

Egypt, UK co-chair ministerial meeting on climate pledges in Copenhagen

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 02:31 GMT

In his speech, Minister Shokry said that the meeting was a chance to exchange views and experience on the aspects of international climate work.

FM presents Egypt's vision on COP 27 prospective outcomes in trilateral meeting with Danish, UK ministers

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 01:28 GMT

The meeting was held in Copenhagen on Thursday.

FAO Egypt, Canadian mission discuss climate change, agriculture, food security files in Egypt

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.

Water issues are intertwined with climate change: Egypt's FM

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 09:02 GMT

The minister's statements came during his meeting with Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Petteri Taalas.

Egypt hosts Africa-UN conference on oceans, outcomes to be presented at COP 27

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 01:11 GMT

The conference is attended by the representatives of relevant United Nations organizations and governmental institutions, as well as the private sector and civil society.

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment holds awareness seminars on climate change, distributes waste containers in Delta governorates

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 12:11 GMT

In addition to this, Egypt’s Ministry of Environment has delivered 276 waste containers to the Ministry of education to distribute them to schools in Tanta city of Gharbyia governorate, Egypt’s Delta.

Mashat discusses with UN officials private sector's role in climate adaptation projects

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 09:40 GMT

International Cooperation Minister Rania Al-Mashat said the world's endeavors to achieve sustainable development by 2030 are not separated from hopes to enhance climate action, turn into a green economy and reduce emissions.

Egypt embarks on project to protect coastal cities, low areas in Delta from climate change

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 01:23 GMT

A total of 69 kilometers in five coastal governorates will be protected against climate change, undersecretary of the Ministry of Irrigation said Wednesday.

Facts about Egypt's first internal dry port, how it caters for sustainable transport

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 12:59 GMT

The dry port of 6 October City is one of the newest examples of sustainable transportation in the MENA region

Egypt partners with international, local parties ahead of COP27

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:55 GMT

As Egypt prepares to host COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh this year, the Ministry of Environment seeks partnerships with various parties to push national efforts in terms of sustainable development and climate change.

Egypt’ agriculture scientists at Atomic Energy Authority produces new strain of wheat resistant to salinity, water scarcity

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 10:36 GMT

The Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, headed by Dr. Amr El-Hajj, announced that the agricultural research scientists in the authority have started harvesting the production of new strain of genetically-modified wheat at the authority's site in Inshas city, Bilbeis, Sharqia Governorate.