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GERD creates severe regional political stresses, affecting flow and sediment flux in River Nile, says Illinois University professor
Fouad stresses need to support national capacity building, finance for nationally developed plans
During her speech, Fouad renewed the call to combat climate change and other forms of negative environmental change, whilst also conserving resources and energy sources.
Atmospheric contamination widespread despite experiments occurring in remote locations
Greenland’s ice sheet lost an average of 200 gigatons of ice per year, and Antarctica’s ice sheet lost an average of 118 gigatons of ice per year
Half of Arab agricultural lands to deteriorate within 30 years
Bank’s current portfolio exceeds €2.3bn
UN COP 25 is taking place in Madrid, Spain from 2 to 13 December 2019. Countries will negotiate more ambitious plans to limit global warming to 1.5°C, in line with the Paris Agreement.
These factors threaten the water resources on which 1.9 billion people depend
Extreme events, coral bleaching are among climate-related issues placing tourism at risk
Major environmental projects contributed to this achievement
We should ensure at least $100bn a year to developing countries for mitigation, adaptation, says Guterres
Researchers investigate which proportion of the world’s land plants are exceedingly rare
Map is designed to illustrate current, expected impact of climate change in Egypt
In fact, the Middle East is considered the most water scarce region in the world. The Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region has only 1,100 m3 of renewable water per capita per year. For comparison, Western Europe has 5,400 m3 and North America 20,300 m31.
Climate chaos is playing out in real time from California to the Caribbean, and from Africa to the Arctic and beyond
Society often looks to culture to try and make some sense of the world’s problems. Climate change challenges us to look ahead, past our own lives, to consider how the future might look for generations to come – and our part in this. This responsibility requires imagination.
Egypt requires safe access to water during climate change
UK Secretary of State for International Development Alok Sharma and Egyptian Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad jointly presented the declaration, which provides a strategic framework for enhancing resilience and adaptation to climate changes.
We should switch to green energy, reduce air flights, meat consumption, says new study
Recent study says planting billions of trees is best, cheapest way to stop climate change
Certain amount of climate change impacts is inevitable even if we stay below 1.5C, says study’s lead author
Climate change increases water crisis in Middle East
2018 witnessed world’s most severe food crisis
One billion people will be threatened by tropical diseases like dengue fever
Global maritime traffic to increase by 240% to 1,209% by 2050, compared with 2014 levels
Essential to assist each other in fighting climate change, says Netherlands embassy official
About 8% of annual sediment input delivered to global oceans comes from Greenland ice sheet