Latest in Tag: climate Highlight
Latest in Tag: climate
This could be achieved via combining emission pricing with progressive redistribution of revenues, says Bjoern Soergel
Summit comes in run up to 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in November
Step comes in line with bank’s efforts to support local and global practices to mitigate climate change risks in short, medium, long term
Egypt has taken real steps to change policies to address climate change, says Yasmine Fouad
Combining steadily rising carbon prices with green infrastructure push can boost global GDP over next 15 years by about 0.7%: Kristalina Georgieva
Chairperson of the NBE, Hisham Okasha, said that the new agreement will allow directing finance and support to the projects compatible with SDGs
The outlook towards 2021 is rather optimistic, and despite the ongoing global crisis, 82% of the participants stated that their current business development is good or satisfying.
The AFD has made a €500,000 grant available as part of the financing programme, with which it will carry out a technical assistance programme supporting the Afreximbank in developing the sustainable finance strategy.
Egypt is one of initiative’s main supporters, says Ambassador Homer Mavrommatis
Meeting, which is taking place online, addressed environmental, social and economic impacts of coronavirus
“It is time for developed countries to fulfil their obligations towards Africa,” says Fouad
The problem is that climate change economic impact took its toll on poorer countries. Oxfam, a globally renowned aid and development charity, estimates that between 1998 and 2017, low-income countries reported climate-related disaster losses of $21bn, or an average of 1.8% of GDP.
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.
Trump unexpectedly attends 15 minutes of summit
Report comes along with UN Climate Action Summit, includes data on state of climate
Summit kicks off at UN headquarters with participation of hundreds of youth
Climate affects drivers of conflict, such as socioeconomic development or inequalities among groups
Twenty of wealthiest people in US urged next president to impose taxes on rich to combat climate change, increase access to health care
Yasmine Fouad discussed climate change, marine plastic pollution, waste management with WB delegate
Lake greenness increases methane emissions by 30% to 90% over next 100 years
Nasr participates in meeting for supervising economic progress at WEF meetings
US scientists have warned that higher temperatures in the Arctic could be fueling extreme weather in the US and Europe. The NOAA report said 2018 was the second-warmest year on record in the Arctic since 1900.The warming of the Arctic is occurring at a record pace and having a significant impact across the planet, the …
A decade ago, Germany was a pioneer in fighting climate change via the expansion of renewable energies. But now, like many G20 nations, its climate protection is stagnating as global emissions rise again.As greenhouse gas emissions increase, the Climate Change Performance Index 2019 shows that only a handful of nations have implemented strategies to limit …
Egypt will host 14th meeting of COP14 on 17 November
A new global warming report shows it’s still not too late to avert the worst impacts of climate change. It just boils down to whether we can muster the will to do so, thinks DW’s Sonya Diehn.The IPCC report is pretty clear: Half a degree makes a huge difference. We've already warmed the world about …
German farmers are no strangers to the elements, but this summer has brought home the realities of climate change, and the need to start adapting. How can farmers adapt to the changing conditions?Carved into a block of wood and given pride of place in the parlor of an old farmhouse 100 or so kilometers (around …
Researchers connect data to show accelerating trend for marine heat waves in our oceans
Under the slogan “We Are Still In,” local governments, businesses and universities representing 120 million Americans say they will carry forward the goals of the Paris climate agreement. Can they fill the gap?The US federal government may be pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, but states, cities and organizations say that doesn’t mean they …
US President Donald Trump says he’s pulling the US out of the Paris Agreement on climate stabilization because it would hurt the US economy and cost jobs to stay in. But is that true? DW’s Nils Zimmermann takes a look.Tony Seba doesn’t think so. Seba is the author of “Clean Disruption,” a book about the …