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Health Min., Cairo Univ. President open int’l conf. for green dentistry

Egypt Independent 26 Jan 2023
Cairo University President Mohamed Othman Khesht asserted that the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) – which was hosted by Egypt – reflects keenness on green and digital transition.

Climate change: Takeaways from COP27

Business Day Online 24 Jan 2023
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Reflecting on COP27: Meeting the Demand for Clean Energy (Bouygues Energies & Services SAS)

Public Technologies 24 Jan 2023
). Reflecting on COP27 ... Two months ago, the world watched as the international community launched COP27 in Sharm-el-Sheikh. After talks stalled on key issues and an eventual extension of the conference, many were somewhat disappointed with the lacklustre ambitions of a COP27 that failed to live up to the historic COP26 ... Disclaimer ... (noodl. 110035103) .

Preparing for perfect storm of conflict and climate change

Asiatimes 23 Jan 2023
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and its effects are felt by communities worldwide ... Under Egypt’s presidency, the COP27 UN climate summit saw a breakthrough agreement on creating a fund to respond to loss and damage, particularly in nations most vulnerable to climate impacts ... The Middle East is particularly vulnerable.

Waco-area news briefs: Climate talk about COP27 Tuesday

Waco Tribune-Herald 22 Jan 2023
COP27 lecture. Waco Friends of the Climate will host a lecture by Alan Northcutt titled “COP27 Climate Summit. A Report from Sharm El-Sheikh,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the South Waco Library meeting room, 2737 S. 18th St ... The event is free to all, and vegan refreshments will be provided ... COP27 agrees to fund climate damages, no progress on emission cuts ... Jan.

Weekend Read: Giga and giga

PV Magazine 21 Jan 2023
From pv magazine 01/23 ... Analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency, released at COP27 in Egypt in November 2022, confirmed countries aligned with the Paris Agreement must almost double their 2030 target of 5.4 TW of renewables capacity if the world is to limit average temperature rises this century to 1.5 C ... Founded2009 ... Grid bottlenecks.

The ‘carbon pirates’ preying on Amazon’s Indigenous communities

The Guardian 21 Jan 2023
Selling credits should fund forest protection, but unscrupulous firms are making deals where land stewards lose out, say local leaders Revealed ... ....

Fossil fuel interests spent millions to push climate denial, misinformation around COP27

People's World 20 Jan 2023
“What’s happening in the information ecosystem poses a direct threat to action,” ISD’s Jennie King told the AP ... In the leadup to and during COP27, entities connected to fossil fuels spent at least $3 million on Facebook and Instagram ads between Sept. 1 and Nov. 21 of last year in the leadup to and during COP27 ... As reported by The Verge. ... .

UAE: Emirati COP27 youth leader spearheads sustainability club at Zayed University

Khaleejtimes 20 Jan 2023
Building on her experience as a shadow negotiator at COP27, Emirati student Alia Abdulmajeed Hussain Abdulrahim Ahli has established the sustainability club at Zayed University (ZU), hoping to inspire more youngsters to get involved in environmental issues ... Suzanna the opportunity to go to COP27 was an unparalleled learning experience.

Celebrating COP27 wins for young people (UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Nepal)

Public Technologies 20 Jan 2023
Ahead of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) where countries met in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt to assess progress and strengthen commitments in tackling climate change, youth voices desperately called for inclusion and inter-generational solidarity in climate negotiations and decision-making processes.

“Cheaper and Cleaner”: Africa pledges to move towards renewable energy at COP27 

Offshore Technology 19 Jan 2023
Delegates at COP27 called for global investments to shift towards renewable energy in Africa to achieve climate goals ... Many delegates at COP27, hosted late last year in Egypt, made declarations about climate change and net-zero to integrate their financial operations and activities with the Paris Agreement and sustainable development goals.

Davos initiative to scale up climate finance builds on directions set at COP27: Mashat

Egypt Independent 18 Jan 2023
To achieve the goals of the UN Climate Change Conference, developed nations must deliver on their climate finance commitments, the minister said, adding that “this call to action is extremely timely, as it builds on the directions set during COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, ‘the COP of implementation’ under the Egyptian presidency.” ... ....

Egyptian minister urges nations to honour Cop27 loss and damage pledge

The National 17 Jan 2023
World leaders must honour their pledge to help vulnerable countries pay for climate damage, Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian Foreign Minister and president of Cop27, has said ... Sameh Shoukry, Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cop27 president ... ....

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