[1 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 387 views]
COP17 – Day 3

By: Omnia Amr
 
Day three wrapped up with many questions regarding the shady and the green hot lingerie cheap sexy lingerie – the
European Commission (EC) and Brazil’s forests.
The EC has established its self as the leader in climate change negotiations, and no one can
deny their influence in past meetings. As the international community is anxious about the
outcomes of COP17, close attention is paid to the EC’s maneuvers in Durban. News spread
about the 8 year commitment period they put on the table, beginning in 2021, and it’s
worrying to think this could be a COP17 outcome.
Brazil is being …

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[1 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 387 views]
COP17 – Day 3

By: Omnia Amr
 
Day three wrapped up with many questions regarding the shady and the green – the
European Commission (EC) and Brazil’s forests.
The EC has established its self as corset dress the leader in climate change negotiations, and no one can
deny their influence in past meetings. As the international community is anxious about the
outcomes of COP17, close attention is paid to the EC’s maneuvers in Durban. News spread
about the 8 year commitment period they put on the table, beginning in 2021, and it’s
worrying to think this could be a COP17 outcome.
Brazil is being …

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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 309 views]
COP17 – Day 2

By: Omnia Amr
 
As Day 2 ended, notably longer than Day 1, alarm bells ring louder and the elephant refuses to leave the room. I’ve almost lost hope on attending any session or side event due to the avalanche of multilateral and working group meetings.
COP16 president Patricia Espinosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico, noted delegates must agree on fully implementing the Cancun agreements, capitalizing the Green Climate Fund and deciding on the future of the Kyoto Protocol post 2012. As the second day closed after a series of negotiation sessions and …

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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 348 views]
COP 17- Day 1

By: Omnia Amr
 
 
 
More than 10,000 (or 20,000 according to liberal estimates) delegates were approved to attend the Conference Of the Parties 17 held in Durban, South Africa – which kicked off yesterday, November 28th, 2011. Delegates include heads of state, government officials, UN officials, ministers, journalists and civil society. While thousands rush in to lobby, network, negotiate, report and shame, millions all over the world are live streaming or following press or tweets back home.
After the failure of COP15 in Copenhagen and the relative progress made in Cancun in COP16, …

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[5 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 825 views]
Upcoming Events: Egypt Green Days

The American University in Cairo is holding three different events this month, tackling sustainability and green issues.
On November 15th, the Sustainable Events Workshop will utilize practical and theoretical content to provide organizers from various sectors with the tools, knowledge and tips on organizing events in an environmentally friendly manner.
Speakers include Maria Serentill, the communications and project manager for sustainable events in the Regional Activity Center for Cleaner Production (CPRAC). Marta Anglada from the UNESCO Chair for Life Cycle and Climate Change, Cyclus Vitae Solutions and author of the UNEP Green Meeting Guide …

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[26 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 736 views]
Nile Basin Initiative to Discuss Climate Change

By: Desmond Shephard

CAIRO: The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will meet in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 26-28 in order to discuss the impact of climate change along the world’s largest river. The meeting will see over 200 officials, including water ministers from the NBI, and will look into the implications of sustainable development and cooperation along the Nile river.
According to the NBI, the theme “is in recognition of the current global climate change, its potential impacts in the Nile Basin and the necessity to adapt to expected conditions, including loss of …

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