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Egypt's pyramids, sphinx awash in green

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 - 00:48

Egypt turns its pyramids and sphinx green in a show of solidarity with the Paris climate change summit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Egypt's Great Pyramids of Giza went green on November 30 in a show of solidarity with environmental activists and politicians keen on finding binding solutions and cut carbon emissions. World leaders launched an ambitious attempt to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi delivered a speech on climate change to the summit on Monday where he called for larger funding to African nations to combat climate change, according to state run newspaper Al-Ahram. After decades of struggling negotiations and the failure of a summit in Copenhagen six years ago, some form of agreement - likely to be the strongest global climate pact yet - appears all but assured by mid-December.

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Egypt's pyramids, sphinx awash in green

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 - 00:48