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Environmental pollution in Greater Cairo costs Egypt LE47 bn annually: Minister
Environment

Environmental pollution in Greater Cairo costs Egypt LE47 bn annually: Minister

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said that a study of the cost of environmental impacts prepared in cooperation with the World…
Egypt approves $200 million loan for air pollution project
Environment

Egypt approves $200 million loan for air pollution project

The Egyptian House of Representatives’ Energy and Environment Committee on Tuesday approved a US$200 million loan agreement signed between Egypt…
Beijing smog casts gloom over China’s Lunar New Year holiday
World

Beijing smog casts gloom over China’s Lunar New Year holiday

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing was once again shrouded in smog on Saturday after several days of heavy pollution which have…
Trump’s description of India as filthy sets off calls for cleaner air
World

Trump’s description of India as filthy sets off calls for cleaner air

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s description of India as a filthy place with polluted air has unleashed…
World Bank allocates US$200 million for clean air project in Cairo
Egypt

World Bank allocates US$200 million for clean air project in Cairo

The World Bank’s board of executive directors has approved a new project to improve air quality, combat climate change, reduce…
As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low
Egypt

As lockdown clears the air, Cairo looks to keep pollution low

CAIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It is a Thursday evening in downtown Cairo, usually a crowded and noisy time as…
Pandemic: Less air pollution means thousands fewer die
World

Pandemic: Less air pollution means thousands fewer die

There will be 11,000 fewer deaths in European countries under coronavirus lockdown due to a sharp drop in fossil fuel…
Recent wave of heavy rain in Egypt led to decrease in air pollution: Minister
Environment

Recent wave of heavy rain in Egypt led to decrease in air pollution: Minister

Egypt’s Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad has announced a recent improvement in air quality and a decrease in pollution rates monitored…
Air pollution ‘pandemic’ shortens lives by 3 years: study
World

Air pollution ‘pandemic’ shortens lives by 3 years: study

A ‘pandemic’ of air pollution shortens lives worldwide by nearly three years on average, and causes 8.8 million premature deaths…
Used cars keep Africans moving, but dumping concerns remain
World

Used cars keep Africans moving, but dumping concerns remain

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Salesmen whistle at potential buyers of scores of vehicles shining in the afternoon sun. One truck…
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