climate change

Offshore wind power sees high development potential

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Hanoi (VNA) – The draft National Power Development Plan for the 2021 - 2030 period with a vision to 2045 (PDP VIII) clarifies the roadmap to cut down coal-fueled power and increase renewable energy sources, especially wind and gas power, offering a good chance for offshore wind power to thrive, according to experts.

National strategy on environmental protection to 2030 approved

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Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving the National Strategy for Environmental Protection to 2030 with a vision until 2050, in which the Government sets targets to prevent the increasing trend of environmental pollution, solve urgent environmental problems, and step by step improve and restore the quality of the environment.

Vietnam moves to meet climate change commitments at COP26

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VOV.VN - Vietnam has drafted a National Strategy on Climate Change for the period leading up to 2050 that reflects the qualitative change in its climate change response, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh.

International cooperation for environmental protection

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(QNO) - Hoi An’s financial, scientific and technological capacities for environmental protection and climate change adaption are more and more increasing thanks to international cooperation.

Netherlands supports Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

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Can Tho (VNA) - A business forum was held in Can Tho city on April 8, offering chances for Vietnamese and Dutch firms to meet and share innovation solutions and the Netherlands’ experience in water, agriculture and logistics for sustainable development of the Mekong Delta.

People hold key role in responding to climate change: President

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(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) - People and social organisations should be the most important actors in ensuring the success of climate change adaptation process and realising Vietnam’s sustainable development goals (SDGs), President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

Vietnam works to preserve vulnerable wildlife amid climate change

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Hanoi (VNA) - Scientists have studied, evaluated and predicted the impact of climate change on wildlife species in Vietnam.

World Meteorological Day 2022 stresses role of early warning, early action

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Hanoi (VNA) – Themed “Early Warning and Early Action”, the World Meteorological Day 2022 (Mach 23) spotlights the vital importance of hydrometeorological and climate information for disaster risk reduction.

Vietnam proposes five measures to achieve net-zero targets at 144th IPU

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Jakarta (VNA) - Vietnam presented five proposals to promote parliaments' actions to achieve net zero targets at the plenary meeting of the 144th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-144) in Bali, Indonesia, on March 22.

World Water Day 2022 urges greater attention to groundwater

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Hanoi (VNA) – The theme of this year’s World Water Day (March 22) is “Groundwater”, which directs attention towards the hidden water resource that has always been critically important but not fully recognised in sustainable development policymaking.

UN affirms prioritising support to Vietnam against climate change

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Hanoi (VNA) - Assistant Secretary-General for Climate Action at United Nations (UN) Selwin Chalres Hart has affirmed that the international organisation is very interested and wishes to be able to support Vietnam in realising its commitments to deal with climate change. 

Vietnamese firms engage in Net Zero race

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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s strong commitments in climate change adaptation towards achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 announced at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is considered a cornerstone for calculations of renewable energy investors.

Vietnam, US enhance cooperation in climate change, environmental pollution

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Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on January 28 inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to address the complex challenges of climate change and environmental pollution. 

Updated climate change scenarios, national climate assessment report released

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Hanoi (VNA) – The updated climate change scenarios and the national climate assessment report were released at a workshop on January 14 by the Vietnam Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

Vietnam highlights general approach to security in context of climate change, terrorism

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New York (VNA) - Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of Vietnam to the United Nations, has stressed the need for a general approach method to security issues in the context of climate change and terrorism, while addressing the UN Security Council’s open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security:  Security in the context of terrorism and climate change” on December 9.