Climate Change

COP27 conf. to yield positive results under Sisi's leadership: Chinese FM

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 05:43 GMT

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) will undoubtedly yield positive results under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, affirmed Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Climate change remains most dangerous existential threat facing the world: Sisi

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 10:19 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said that politics, food, and energy crisis are affecting all parts of the world and considered to be global challenges nowadays. He also noted that climate change remains the most dangerous existential challenge that face the world.

Egypt modernizes public transport fleet, converts 2K buses to run using natural gas

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:58 GMT

The ministry is modernizing the fleet of the public transport in Cairo and Alexandria to operate using natural gas instead of diesel, in partnership with Ministry of Military Production.

Climate change causes water stress across Egypt: Minister

Sun, 18 Sep 2022 - 02:58 GMT

"The rise in temperature caused water stress in various areas, and sea level rise along the coastal cities and the Nile Delta," he added in a seminar held by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), in cooperation with the Heliopolis University, in Cairo.

Egypt’s Sisi, King Charles III discuss bilateral ties, climate change issues

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 07:01 GMT

The President expressed his best wishes for King Charles and the British people in the future steps, Rady added.

FM Shoukry discuss Climate Change, COP27 with Singaporean Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 03:28 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Monday with Singaporean Senior Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Chairman for the inter-ministerial committee on Climate Change Teo Chee Hean.

Egypt’s FM, UNEP Executive Director discuss int’l climate action

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 03:01 GMT

The UNEP executive director praised the leading role played by Egypt on the African and Arab arenas when it comes to clean energy uses and combating climate change, stressing the readiness of the United Nations Environment Program to support Egypt to ensure the success of the upcoming climate summit.

UNDP keen to provide support to Egypt in implementing national climate change strategy

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 05:10 GMT

Khalida Bouzar, assistant secretary-general and director of the UN Development Programme Regional Bureau for Arab States said the UNDP is keen to provide all forms of support to Egypt in implementing the National Strategy for Climate Change during the coming period.

“Youth For Climate” Caravan, a national initiative putting youth at the forefront of climate action

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 07:06 GMT

The “Youth For Climate” Caravan, an equipped mobile van powered by gas, will be led by a team of young people travelling across all the Egyptian governorates kicking off on the 5th of September.

Shoukry highlights 'climate justice' at Africa Climate Week in Gabon

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 01:10 GMT

Africa is one of the most places that suffers from the impact of climate change, especially with the population density several parts of the continent, said the Egyptian foreign minister at the Africa Climate Week on Monday.

50% of areas cultivating coffee globally will be out of service due to climate change: Official

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 09:58 GMT

All agricultural crops are affected by climate changes, especially coffee, which has witnessed increase in its prices globally in the recent period.

Egypt's FM heads to Gabon

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 12:25 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs and COP 27 President-Designate Sameh Shokry headed Sunday to Gabon.

Egypt expands seawater desalination plants to face climate change-associated water stress

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 07:48 GMT

The state has adopted a methodology for the drinking water and sanitation utilities sector to face water needs in light of climate changes.

Discussed: Egypt seeks to enhance Safari, eco-tourism in Fayoum

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 10:36 GMT

The project supports the local community in Fayoum, as they are the basis for all development processes.

Environment Min. receives outgoing Australian Amb., talk Egypt's preparations for COP7

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

H.E. Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment in Egypt, received H. E. Mr. Glenn Miles, Ambassador of Australia in Egypt, in her office at the Ministry’s headquarters in Fustat, bidding him Farwell before the end of his tenure as ambassador.

Egypt launches national campaign to raise awareness of climate change impact

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 10:22 GMT

One of the hurdles of combating climate change impacts was the lack of awareness of its gravity, said Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad.

Egypt’s Shoukry, China’s Special Envoy on Climate Change discuss cooperation

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 01:07 GMT

Shoukry and Zhenhua also stressed the necessity of continuing the global effort to mitigate climate change impacts, commending the level of cooperation between the two parties on climate issues at the bilateral and multilateral levels.

Smallest butterfly in the world inhabits Sinai protectorates, endangered due to climate change

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 09:43 GMT

It is called "Pseudophilotes sinaicus" or the Sinai Baton Blue Butterfly.

Egypt to launch presidential initiative of planting 100 million trees nationwide soon

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 07:49 GMT

As for the role of the Ministry of Environment in the initiative, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said that the ministry will plant one million trees annually, through a number of programs, including the presidential initiative “Decent Life.”

COP27 agenda focuses on int'l efforts to fight climate change

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 11:29 GMT

Bringing together all world players concerned, the conference will be a chance for wide and serious interaction and integration of views regarding climate change.