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It’s important to have a common stance and vision towards the Paris agreement, says minister
19 of the world’s 78 whale species currently live in the Mediterranean Sea, says researcher
UN climate change envoy Mary Robinson has called the UK and Germany to account over their commitment to the terms of last year’s global agreement in Paris. She has accused them of backtracking.
Britain’s new prime minister Theresa May has scrapped the UK’s climate ministry and appointed a climate skeptic as environment minister. In a post-Brexit world, Europe’s climate protection policy could be in trouble.
Climate change, a growing population and food market speculation mean in the future it will be more difficult to feed the world. How can we make sure everyone has enough to eat in an age of global interdependence?
Scientists have been able to more directly link extreme weather – like the floods that hit Central Europe last month – to climate change. A changed climate could also mean hotter summers – and with that, more deaths.
Contemporary environmental malpractices are religiously prohibited, say the scholars
As world leaders prepare for the COP22 in Marrakesh, Egypt highlights its vulnerability
Fahmy is expected to give a speech on behalf of AMCEN leaders during his two-day visit
Extreme weather is increasing toxins in our food – which can be fatal. As temperatures keep rising, it seems the problem will only get worse. DW interviews a chief scientist at UNEP.
Attempts to adjust Egypt’s approach to climate change have gained new ground, but is it too late?
Both the UN Environment Programme and the UN Climate Change Convention are getting new leaders. UNEP will be led by a former environment minister of Norway and UNFCCC by Mexico’s current Ambassador to Germany.
Abdel Aty’s visit will not discuss the issue of the Ethiopian Dam, says ministry spokesperson
Fifty-four African leaders are currently in Cairo for the sixth special session of AMCEN
The AMCEN special session is held between Saturday and Tuesday
Egypt releases third national communication report on climate change
Egypt is still not prepared to contain further climate change threats, says researcher
The deal is the first to commit all countries to cutting carbon emissions
Adequate measures should be taken to avoid further negative consequences in Egypt’s coastal areas, experts say
In the build-up to Paris, activists and celebrities have been banging the drum for action. Part of this has involved talking up the effects of global warming. US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ warns that “climate change is directly related to the growth of terrorism,” while Prince Charles believes that “one of the major reasons for …
Canada will support the African initiative of renewable energy with $150m
When you go shopping – whether at the corner store, or at the ritzy Galeries Lafayette or Printemps here in Paris – you expect to know what you are spending on and what you are getting. Strangely, when it comes to global climate treaties, our politicians like to commit to hugely expensive policies without even …
Negotiators and activists are getting increasingly serious about the prospects of finalising a carbon-cutting deal here in Paris. No doubt if they are successful, we will see much back-slapping and exhortations of “success” in seven days. But the bonhomie will hide a rather inconvenient truth: even if it’s successful, any deal negotiated in Paris is …
There’s a lot of focus now on the politics of Paris. Will poor countries get the “climate aid” they want? Will China agree to reduce its growth, leaving millions more in poverty, by committing to far-reaching carbon cuts? What will be the wording of the treaty that emerges? It is easy to become cynical. Let …