Egypt is set to host Africa’s COP – the UN Climate Change (COP27) – in November. But how green is Egypt? Mahmoud Mohieldin, the UN climate change high-level champion for Egypt, tells The Africa Report that COP27 will inevitably shine a spotlight on the country. And force it to follow through on recent modernisation projects.
From its never-ending negotiations with Ethiopia regarding the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), to new deals of exporting gas to an energy-starved Europe, Egypt is the centre of attention as it gets ready to play host to this year’s COP27.
One man, in particular, is spearheading this effort on behalf of his country to make sure Egypt gets the push it needs to follow through on its environmentally-minded policies.
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