Egyptian PM launches climate change strategy

20 May 2022
2022-05-20 14:51

Egypt's Prime Minister on Thursday launched a new national strategy for tackling climate change. Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly said Egypt was one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change at the introduction of the National Climate Change Strategy (NCCS) 2050.

Madbouly emphasized the importance of addressing climate change and described it as a threat to national security. Egypt will host the 27th U.N. Climate Change Conference in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in November.

The Egyptian minister of environment announced that costs for the NCCS 2050 plan is estimated to be about 211 billion US dollars for mitigation programmes and 133 billion for adaptation programmes.

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