Climate Change

Manufacturers who increase recyclable inputs to be granted 'green verification mark': Egypt's law

Tue, 24 Jan 2023 - 01:08 GMT

This apparatus will follow up and monitor all operations related to waste management at the central and local levels, and set up a system for the final elimination of industrial pollution through strategy to get rid of industrial waste.

Egypt implements largest recycling project to combat climate change, reduce emissions

Mon, 23 Jan 2023 - 01:51 GMT

A total of 8 factories out of the total 31 have been completed, while the efficiency of 23 others is being raised, in addition to 4 waste sorting stations are being developed in South Sinai Governorate.

Egypt's FM holds talks with Denmark's Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy

Mon, 16 Jan 2023 - 12:21 GMT

That is on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

Egypt's FM, UNFCCC executive secretary discuss implementation of COP 27 outcomes

Mon, 16 Jan 2023 - 11:42 GMT

They met Monday on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

Egypt's FM to participate in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week presenting outcomes of COP 27

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 03:11 GMT

On the sidelines, Minister Shokry will meet with ministers and senior officials working in the field of climate change to exchange views on climate issues.

Winter 2023 expected to be very cold due to polar vortices: Expert

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 10:02 GMT

Winter season is expected to very cold due to polar vortices, and increased rates of weather depressions.

Egypt to convert waste into electricity soon

Wed, 28 Dec 2022 - 11:10 GMT

Egypt seeks to localize green industries, based on the outputs and gains of the climate summit that Egypt hosted last month

7 highlights of Egypt's 'Waste 50 by 2050' initiative in Africa

Tue, 27 Dec 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Egypt shed the light on the waste management issue, given its social and environmental dimensions, in addition to its economic opportunities in the field of recycling and the inclusion of the private sector.

Jordan, Egypt, Iraq agree to counter regional climate challenges, Jordanian Foreign Minister

Tue, 20 Dec 2022 - 09:14 GMT

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Al-Safadi said Jordan, Egypt and Iraq agreed within their tripartite cooperation mechanism to counter the climate change and its effects on regional countries.

Environment Minister: Russian war contributed in increase in carbon emissions, climate change impact

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 10:20 GMT

Egyptian Minister of the Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, confirmed that the Russian war contributed to an increase in carbon emissions and climate change.

Alakoka Kailahi: ‘African countries are more connected with their resource than many of the developed countries’

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 05:06 GMT

Alakoka Kailahi: ‘African countries are more connected with their resource than many of the developed countries’

President Sisi Reviews the Outcomes of the World Climate Summit COP27

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 06:43 GMT

“This aims to support farmers, increase crop productivity and diversify agricultural crops, and hence increase economic return and income," said Rady.

New bill brought before Parliament to achieve net-zero emissions by 2025

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 11:46 GMT

The draft law was submitted by lawmaker Amira Saber, a member of Coordination's Committee of Party's Youth Leaders and Politicians [CPYP], Youm7 reported.

Parties agree to establish climate 'loss and damage fund': COP 27 presidency

Sun, 20 Nov 2022 - 09:45 GMT

The announcement was made early on Sunday.

Switzerland, Spain commit €10M to AfDB at COP 27 in support to green urbanization

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 05:14 GMT

The AfDB's vice-president, Kevin Urama, stated in July that Africa was losing 5 percent to 15 percent of GDP per capita due to climate change.

Egypt launches 'Friends of Greening National Investment Plans in Africa and Developing Countries Initiative' at COP 27

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 03:18 GMT

El-Said explained that the main pillar of the initiative is developing the process of planning and designing economic policies that take into account climate change.

Egypt includes biodiversity in COP 27 agenda for 1st time in summit's history: environment minister

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 12:08 GMT

The minister added that Egypt – COP 27 president - would continue to observe the implementation of climate pledges until the UAE assumed the summit's presidency late in 2023.

COP 27 president designates 3 areas where green transition is key for climate mitigation

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 11:08 GMT

COP 27 President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry made the statements Thursday in the opening of Climate Solutions Thematic Day.

Climate activists attack Gustav Klimt's painting in Austria

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 10:59 GMT

Members of the Last Generation climate activists tweeted that they had targeted the 1915 painting Death and Life in Vienna's Leopold Museum.

Egypt's FM meets with Iranian vice-president at COP 27

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 05:10 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday Iran's Vice-President and Head of the Environmental Protection Organization Ali Salajka on the sidelines of COP 27.

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