Latest in Tag: climate change Highlight
Latest in Tag: climate change
Sharm El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda paid attention to food, agriculture sector, its adaptation to climate change
Establishment of Loss and Damage Fund is a historic achievement
The source explained that an agreement was reached “on the creation of a special fund dedicated to losses and damage, which directs funds to the most vulnerable countries to climate change.
On the sidelines of a round table during the activities of COP27, El-Said added that the Climate Conference aims to focus on evaluating the progress made by the world in implementing mechanisms to confront climate change.
“If we don’t take action, we don’t have a planet worth living for,” Scotland asserted in a speech held during the events of the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) on Monday.
The British Council supports COP27 by bringing an inclusive voice to the summit, engaging with networks of young Egyptians, education professionals, students, academics, researchers, artists, civil society leaders and policymakers to participate in meaningful dialogue and bring about real change for our planet.
Study identifies trends linking temperature variability and forest productivity
International community is lagging behind in face of climate change and funding must increase: Shoukry
During the meeting, Egypt’s Ambassador in Kampala Ashraf Sweilem stressed that Egypt — as the next president of the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) that is scheduled to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh this November — is working to mobilise international efforts to implement the outcomes of the COP26 and build on them with regard to climate change adaptation, mitigation, and mobilisation of climate finance.
‘We seek balance in dealing with climate change, maintaining Sustainable Development Goals,’ says FM Shoukry
Ahmed Hafez, spokesperson for the Ministry of foreign affairs, said that the meeting discussed cooperation with the organization in light of Egypt’s hosting of the upcoming 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change (UNFCCC -COP27).
The meeting is part of Vera Songwe’s official mission to Cairo to participate in discussions around the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP 27) that will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh this November with government officials and other stakeholders.
The establishment of joint hedge funds to protect African economies from global challenges was also discussed
The minister made his remarks during a speech before MENA’s Climate Week in the UAE
‘Decent Life’ dedicates EGP 800bn to 58 million citizens, 50% of whom are women: Maya Morsi
Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady said that the president confirmed Egypt’s appreciation of the fruitful and growing cooperation with the UN on the issue of climate change and its effects on the world.
The meeting was held in the presence of Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad, and US Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan Cohen.
Shoukry affirmed that Egypt realises that there is still much work left in the field of confronting climate change
Government meeting addresses biogas, green economy, and rationalization of resources
The minister said that the World Bank is one of the most prominent international financial institutions with which Egypt cooperates in facing climate change with the aim of developing policies pursued by the state to overcome the climate change crisis and provide the necessary financial support for sustainable development projects.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Hafez said that Shoukry confirmed Egypt’s intention as President of the COP 27 to build on the momentum achieved during the COP 26 in Glasgow to strengthen international action and confront climate change at all levels.
Egypt is keen that COP 27 turns promises, commitments to actions
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Hafez said that during the meeting, Shoukry confirmed that Egypt will be keen on presenting the effects of climate change on Africa during the COP 27.
Meetings aim to coordinate international efforts to face water issues
In his speech from Washington during the Virtual Forum on ‘Enhancing the Role of the Private Sector in Confronting Climate Change’, which was held by the American Chamber of Commerce today, Kerry affirmed that major American financial institutions are ready to provide financing for $1 trillion for the green transition.
US Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry also attended the forum.
The session was attended by British Minister Alok Sharma, the chairman of the COP 26; and Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technologies and the UAE’s climate envoy.
Egypt has developed medium-term plan to increase clean energy production, says El-Said
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, president-designate of the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and British Minister Alok Sharma, president of COP 26, met on Saturday in Cairo. Yasmin Fouad, Minister of Environment, ministerial coordinator and envoy of the conference, also joined …
Egypt plans to triple its electricity production from wind, solar energy