With COP27 come and gone, environmentalists have since turned their attention to the legacy of the global summit. In one of the most climate-threatened regions on earth, debt relief has now been posited as a way to help marine conservation in MENA.
The UN’s twenty-seventh Conference of Parties at the sunny resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, was branded as the “implementation COP.” This was the climate summit that would finally fulfill previous financial pledges for investing in renewable energy, building infrastructure to withstand extreme weather events, responding to climate disasters, and …
After two weeks and numerous delays and arguments, delegates to the Cop27 climate conference in Egypt finally managed to come to an agreement overnight on tackling the climate emergency.
This year’s COP27 in Egypt has prompted more advocacy than ever for inclusive and fair negotiations about climate justice, the disproportionate impact of environmental damage, and reparations to the most vulnerable communities.
The pharaohs worshipped it as a god, the eternal bringer of life. But the clock is ticking on the Nile. Climate change, pollution and exploitation by man are putting existential pressure on the world’s second longest river, on which half a billion people depend for survival.
In January 2011, Tahrir Square teemed with revolutionaries demanding the resignation of Egypt’s then-president, Hosni Mubarak. A surging sea of young people, armed with banners and chants, transformed the polluted roundabout into a site of radical participatory democracy.
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has announced she will not attend the Cop27 United Nations climate change conference in Egypt next month, condemning human rights abuses in the country.
The Egyptian authorities briefly detained an Indian climate activist marching on foot from Cairo to Sharm El-Sheikh, the host city of the COP 27 climate summit, and a lawyer who came to assist him, as the spotlight on Egypt’s abysmal human rights record grows. Both men were released on Monday. …
The twenty-seventh United Nations’ Conference of Parties (COP27) will be hosted in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6 to 18, 2022. COP27 comes at a critical time against the backdrop of a global pandemic, high energy prices, the war in Ukraine, and major disruptions to the food supply. As …
World leaders are set to discuss action to tackle climate change, at the UN climate summit in Egypt. It follows a year of climate-related disasters and broken temperature records.