India and Egypt to Intensify Action on Climate Change

by Hannah Punitha on  February 7, 2009 at 4:36 PM Environmental Health   - G J E 4
 India and Egypt to Intensify Action on Climate Change
Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Namo Narain Meena in a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Maged George on Thursday said both the countries would intensify their interacion and maintain the unity in action on climate change and other areas.

Meena appealed during the meeting, to developed countries to come forward to help developing countries in research and give deeper and longer commitments in the field of environment.

The Minister said that climate change is a serious global environmental concern, which is primarily caused by green house gases in the atmosphere.

Meena stated that India have taken number of measures like early warning systems, water harvesting coastal regulations, water conservation and working on eight missions for adaptation and mitigation.

Meanwhile, the Egyptian minister Maged George said that both the countries had similar challenges and must work together.

Source: ANI

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