Egypt’s Road to Decarbonization
Decarbonizing the built environment - looking beyond current measures to win the climate battle
- Khawar Khan
- Ayman Sami
- Zenah Al Saraeji
Our latest report highlights the rapid changes that can be made in Egypt – and across the region – to begin the journey to net zero buildings. It also examines decarbonization of the built environment and focuses on ways to win the climate battle. This includes a real estate perspective on climate change and the critical role of transparency for decarbonization; the power of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in tackling climate change; and the importance of closing the funding gap with climate financing and green bonds.
In addition to Egypt’s enhanced goals and ambitions to address climate change, the paper also highlights the need for enhancement to achieve its Paris Agreement pledges. The country could further strengthen the enforcement of its existing laws, establish a long-term net-zero carbon goal and join other nations in mitigating climate change, while keeping in mind the built environment’s role in the mitigation process as it is a major contributor to global carbon emissions.
Download the full report here to find out more.