environmental sustainability

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…
AUC at the forefront of sustainable ‘green’ colleges: Princeton Review Guide
Science

AUC at the forefront of sustainable ‘green’ colleges: Princeton Review Guide

The American University in Cairo (AUC) was the only higher education institution outside of United States and Canada, to be…
Icecairo ‘Ecocities Camp’ discusses a more sustainable Cairo
Environment

Icecairo ‘Ecocities Camp’ discusses a more sustainable Cairo

Despite the ongoing political unrest and inclement weather last Friday, people eager to contribute to and shape a greener, cleaner…
Paving the way to sustainability
Environment

Paving the way to sustainability

The UN estimates that the world’s population will reach 9 billion by 2050. As the population increases, so will the…
Opinion: Real heroes of Rio+20 from the sidelines
Environment

Opinion: Real heroes of Rio+20 from the sidelines

The outcome of the Rio+20 conference have been disheartening for many environmentalists.  The “Future we want,” as the conference slogan…
Opinion: Real heroes of Rio+20 from the sidelines
Environment

Opinion: Real heroes of Rio+20 from the sidelines

The outcome of the Rio+20 conference have been disheartening for many environmentalists.  The “Future we want,” as the conference slogan…
‘Dayma’ offers experimental environmental travel around Egypt
Environment

‘Dayma’ offers experimental environmental travel around Egypt

A new educational environmental travel project, “Dayma,” offers a creative and alternative gateway to discovering and embracing Egypt’s natural beauty.…
Green architecture in Egypt: A sustainable project
Environment

Green architecture in Egypt: A sustainable project

Whenever anyone refers to green architecture, spectacular and space age buildings come to mind: Twelve West in Portland with urban…
Green cities of the future?
Environment

Green cities of the future?

In 2009, Abu Dhabi was chosen to host the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). It is to…
Environmental Voices: Egypt’s Progress towards Environmental Sustainability
Environment

Environmental Voices: Egypt’s Progress towards Environmental Sustainability

The following article is part of Al-Masry Al Youm's weekly "Environmental Voices" series, in which issues related to the environment--whether…
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