Climate Change

‘We struggled for independence, now we struggle to mitigate COVID-19 impact’: Egypt’s FM in Aswan Forum closing

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 04:03 GMT

The recommendations of the forum’s second edition were displayed Friday.

Gov't okays draft decree on deal with IBRD to implement $200M climate change project

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 03:19 GMT

This came during the Cabinet meeting held Wednesday under Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.

Egypt's foreign ministry discloses content of 2nd Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 03:17 GMT

The second edition of Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development will be held in a hybrid fashion but mainly virtually on March 1-5.

Egypt, UK FMs discuss bilateral ties, regional issues

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 02:41 GMT

“Ways to enhance cooperation in combating terrorism and climate change were tackled,” the statement said.

Afreximbank, AFD in Egypt present visions on post-COVID-19 recovery

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 01:54 GMT

The event is part of their shared effort to foster sustainable development as Africa recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

CWW: EU grants for Egypt’s water sector reach €500 M

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:18 GMT

The ways of finding more solution to this vital sector were tackled during the second European Union (EU), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum on Monday in Cairo, on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW).

CWW: EU-UfM Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum kicks off

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:02 GMT

The one-day forum also aims at serving as an “technical follow up” to enhance cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.

Egyptian president’s full speech at UN Summit on Biodiversity

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 03:54 GMT

The steady decline in biodiversity and the rapid loss of natural resources on the planet as a result of human intervention in nature and biological systems made it imperative to act in a more coordinated and effective manner, Sisi said.

Egypt’s president urges international coordination to face risk of biodiversity decline

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 03:39 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged the international community to act effectively and cooperatively in the face of challenges on biodiversity and natural resources.

Egypt’s 3rd edition of Cairo Water Week to convene on October 18-22

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 01:26 GMT

The 2020 edition of the CWW comes under the slogan “Security for the production of peace and development in arid regions.”

66K tons of rice straws collected from Egyptian farmers for recycling

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 12:41 GMT

Rice straws could also be used for the industry of paper, bricks, and furniture and for the production of biogas.

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.