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Climate Change

Climate change is different from most of the other environmental problems. It acquires a universal dimension as it transcends countries national boundaries and constitutes a threat to the entire world. successive increase in surface air temperature has been confirmed worldwide. Over the past 100 years, the universal average of surface air Temperature progressively increased by 0.3 - 0.6oC.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) web studies concluded that an increase would, if the situation remained unchanged, lead to serious problems, such as sea water level rise bearing the threat of low laying areas getting drowned. It would also affect fresh water resources and crop production it asserts the spread of much diseases.

Conventions

Egypt's Status

About Climate Change

Mitigation and the Clean Development Mechanism

Risks and Adaptation

Projects

Conferences

National Focal Point

Eng. Sherif Abd Elrahim
Head of Climate Change Central Department
National Focal point to UNFCCC
Tel./Fax: (+2-02) 2524 61 62 - 2528 50 94 - 2525 64 54
Email: ccu@eeaa.gov.eg  -  unfccc_eg.cccu@yahoo.com



Source of Information:
Climate Change Central Department
Email: ccu@eeaa.gov.eg


Last Update:
August 2016

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