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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
Egypt will host 14th meeting of COP14 on 17 November
Researchers connect data to show accelerating trend for marine heat waves in our oceans
The global climate agreement is now officially in force.