Climate Change

Egypt to study impact of climate change on environment via satellites

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:35 GMT

The Environmental Affairs Ministry announced Tuesday it has signed a cooperation protocol with the Egyptian Space Agency.

In 4th session of MoCA, Egypt stresses on importance of green recovery

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 04:01 GMT

Amid the COVID- 19 crisis, Egypt has included, in its economic program, plans for a green recovery.

Egypt launches initiative at UN for fighting climate change

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:59 GMT

A statement issued by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry indicated that the initiative is part of Egyptian efforts for fighting climate change within an international and multilateral framework.

Sisi ratifies 2012 amendments to Kyoto Protocol on climate Change

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 05:31 GMT

The ratification decree was published on Thursday in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya to come into force.

New study reveals secrets of coral resistance in Northern Red Sea to climate change

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 12:00 GMT

“The newly discovered algae have not been recorded elsewhere, and likely playing important roles for heat resistance in the northern Red Sea," said the study author Eslam Osman.

Egypt, World Bank probe project to combat climate change impact

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Minister of Planning Hala el Saaed probed Thursday with a mission from the World Bank a project to combat air pollution and climate change impacts.

Egypt 'our largest client in MENA' with important energy, transport portfolio: World Bank VP Makhtar Diop

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 07:20 GMT

World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.

In pics: Children participate in planting their city southern Cairo

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 11:14 GMT

The participants painted the old tires of vehicles with beautiful colors to make them as shelters for the newly-planted trees from strong winds

70 species threatened with extinction in Egypt

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Egyptian tortoises, mountain gazelle,Sinai tigers, cheetah, Nubian ibex and Barbary sheep are the most vulnerable animals to extinction.

Egypt designates January 27 as National Environment Day

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 05:49 GMT

The 27th of January was chosen to mark the anniversary of the issuance of the first Egyptian Environment Law, which was passed in 1994.

Sisi highlights Africa’s challenges, needs in UK summit

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 11:02 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, who currently chairs the African Union (AU), and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson inaugurated on Monday the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 in London.

January: Month of Afforestation

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The volunteers can contact the ministry on hotline 19808 from 8:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. (Cairo Time), while on public holidays, the service is available until 3:00 p.m.

Egyptian Space Agency to launch satellite to measure climate variables

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 11:30 GMT

The Egyptian Space Agency (ESA) is gearing up for launching a new satellite dubbed "African Development", in partnership with seven African countries, head of the ESA Mohamed El-Qosi said Wednesday.

Environment min., WB discuss new climate change project in Cairo

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Environment Minister Yassmin Fouad met on Wednesday with officials from the World Bank to discuss preparing a project on climate change and air pollution control in Greater Cairo.

UfC Model held in WYF 2019 having climate change as theme

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 - 03:57 GMT

The “Union for the Mediterranean” Model was held on Sunday within the agenda of the WFY 2019, and was inaugurated by UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel.

16 panel discussions to be held Dec. 15-16 in WYF 2019

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 05:11 GMT

The following are the details, the date and time of each panel discussion.

Egypt, UAE ink 1st joint executive program to protect environment

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 - 11:37 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Thani Ahmed al Zeyoudi inked on Thursday the 1st executive program to protect the environment in Egypt and the UAE to activate joint cooperation between both countries i

Egypt jumps up four places in Climate Change Performance Index: Min.

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt advanced four places in the Climate Change Performance Index for 2019 to rank 24th out of 57 evaluated countries.

Environment min. attends UN climate change conference in Madrid

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 11:03 GMT

Fouad headed to Madrid leading Egypt's delegation to the meetings of the 2019 UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP25.

Egypt to participate in COP25 climate change conference

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 04:54 GMT

Casares praised Egypt’s role in the international efforts concerning finding solutions to climate change threats, in light of Egypt’s current chairpersonship of the African Union.