Al-Ahram Hebdo publishes special edition on climate change as COP27 kicks off – Climate change – COP27
The special edition of the three-decade-old newspaper focuses on the goals of COP27 and the most important topics on the conference agenda, as well as Egypt’s preparations for the annual event.
The edition includes a number of articles on the vision of the COP27 Presidency for the summit and on the most important initiatives to combat climate challenges and ensure the transition to a green economy.
The articles also examine how Sharm el-Sheikh transformed itself into a green city to host COP27 activities.
In addition, Al-Ahram Hebdo presents a series of diverse reports and interviews with high-level experts and specialists who discuss the impact of climate change on Egypt in the fields of economy, health, tourism and biodiversity.
The publication also discusses the impact of climate change on international relations and armed conflicts in Africa.
Al-Ahram Hebdo also published an article by the United Nations High Level Champion on Climate Change for Egypt, Mahmoud Mohieldin. In the article, Mohieldin reviews priorities for climate action in a rapidly changing world, emphasizing that development is not at odds with climate action.
The special edition also includes a section on youth participation in the conference, showcasing some of their views on climate action.
The edition also includes advice on environmentally friendly living.
Next week, Al-Ahram Hebdo will present special coverage of the conference from Sharm el-Sheikh.
COP27 kicked off today in the seaside city of Sharm el-Sheikh, with more than 41,000 people, including heads of state and government and media professionals, attending the inauguration.
The conference comes in response to an urgent global need to reduce emissions and boost climate action.
In a post on his official Facebook page, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi said the conference was being held at a very sensitive and crucial time when the world is “facing unprecedented and existential crises that impact on the survival of our planet and [humanity’s] possibility of living there. »