Egypt hosted the United Nations summit on climate change (COP27) in November in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. COP27 attempting to push countries to make good on their pledges to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions, facilitate “non-adversarial” talks on compensation to developing countries for global warming impacts and allow climate activists to protest. In an attempt to enhance the state’s preparations for this highly important event, ECES, in collaboration with the Commercial International Bank (CIB), organized several activities on the issue. This 2-day conference was the first of a series of events discussing climate change and its effects. Specifically, it addressed low carbon transition towards a new energy scenario, energy security and the role of the Mediterranean as a low-carbon energy hub for Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Gulf; new varieties tolerant to stress and good agriculture practice, green industry; green industry entrepreneurial initiatives; energy transition towards COP27 goals; waste processing and climate finance in MENA and Africa.
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