environment

Egypt first country in the Middle East and Africa to issue green bonds: minister
Business

Egypt first country in the Middle East and Africa to issue green bonds: minister

Egypt is now the first country in the Middle East and Africa to issue green bonds, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait …
UN urges nations to spend more on species protection as new pact talks begin
Environment

UN urges nations to spend more on species protection as new pact talks begin

KUNMING, China, Oct 10 (Reuters) – The global community must invest much more and raise the scale and speed of…
Records show slow response to report of California oil spill
World

Records show slow response to report of California oil spill

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard received the first report of a possible oil spill off the…
Firefighters retreat as La Palma volcanic explosions intensify
World

Firefighters retreat as La Palma volcanic explosions intensify

LA PALMA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Intensifying volcanic explosions on the Spanish island of La Palma forced firefighters to retreat…
#SeeYouInCourt: Climate litigation heats up
World

#SeeYouInCourt: Climate litigation heats up

As the pivotal COP26 climate conference nears, there is a sense of betrayal within the climate movement that setting more…
Alexandria aims to break Guinness World Record with largest beach cleaning campaign
Egypt

Alexandria aims to break Guinness World Record with largest beach cleaning campaign

In an effort to break a new Guinness World Record, Alexandria Governor Mohamed al-Sharif praised cleaning work on Monday conducted…
UN to world leaders: To curtail warming, you must do more
World

UN to world leaders: To curtail warming, you must do more

Pressure keeps building on increasingly anxious world leaders to ratchet up efforts to fight climate change. There’s more of it…
Rich nations failing to meet climate funding goal: OECD
Environment

Rich nations failing to meet climate funding goal: OECD

Rich countries are making little progress towards meeting their pledge to provide annual climate change mitigation funds, the Organization for Economic…
As its rivers shrink, Iraq thirsts for regional cooperation
Middle East

As its rivers shrink, Iraq thirsts for regional cooperation

HALABJA, Iraq, Sept 6 (Reuters) – “Where we are standing right now, there should be a river,” says Nabil Musa,…
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