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Ministers met on the side lines of AMCEN 15 organised by UNEP in Cairo
The 15th AMCEN summit runs throughout this week
210,000 cars running on natural gas, 180 supply stations and 74 conversion centres created between 2012 and 2014
Al-Sisi’s call for a “religious revolution” was criticised, but was not followed by protests
German company launching 17 development projects in Egypt, including ones to develop informal areas in Cairo
Poor people are more vulnerable to negative effects of environmental problems
Egyptian businesses have received assistance in reducing energy consumption by 7%-28%
Egypt spends some $60m per annum on tourism promotion, advertising
A coalition of NGOs hand Prime Minister Mehleb memo with their position on new civil society organizations draft law
Meet three Egyptian designers who are helping save the environment
The centre deployed an “expert mission” which assessed the political and legal context around the presidential elections, providing recommendations
Sources at the Ministry of Environment say the cabinet has been pressuring Minister Laila Iskander to not attend the session
Head of the cement industry division at the Federation of Egyptian Industries says cement factories would respect the law if the tax was issued
The process of mining, burning, and disposing of the word’s dirtiest fuel contributes to climate change and health problems, says international environmental NGO
Syndicate highlights negative effect of the use of coal on citizens’ health
Egyptian ministers seeking to maximise the reliance on RDF and agriculture waste, along with coal, in energy mixture
Effects of coal usage on the lives of Egyptians addressed in a symposium
Red Sea to become a green governorate, says governor
Reducing consumption and changing behaviours top the conference’s agenda
Four NGOs warn that decision will have “devastating consequences” on health and economy
Scientists and government representatives are meeting in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, to exchange ideas and release a full report at the end of the conference on 31 March.
China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 7.7% in 2013, unchanged from the year before.
By Dr Cesar Chelala The growing worldwide demand for resources is threatening the world’s environmental health to an unprecedented extent. There is widespread agreement that unless new and more effective policies are set in place, this situation could have devastating implications for human development. In this context, women and children can be very active participants …
Reform aims to use their products to protect the environment and empower local communities.
Dayma teaches students about the importance of nature’s genius and what they can learn from it
Genuine Plastic Bags makes useful products out of plastic bags and extends their lifecycle.
Watchdog organisation is apprehensive about ongoing human rights violations
Company also plans investment in the project by 2016
By Dr Cesar Chelala Millions of children die every year as a result of environment-related diseases. Their deaths could be prevented by using low-cost and sustainable tools and strategies for improving the environment. A World Health Organization (WHO) study showed that 13 million deaths worldwide could be prevented by improving the environment. In some countries, …
NCE is a one of a kind organization that aims at helping wildlife in Egypt