climate change

National climate change strategy to 2050 approved

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Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has just signed a decision approving the national climate change strategy to 2050.

Vietnam needs roughly 368 billion USD to develop climate-resilient, low-carbon economy: WB

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Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam needs to invest approximately 368 billion USD from now until 2040 to build a climate resilient and low-carbon economy, according to the Vietnam Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) released by the World Bank on July 13.

Vietnam hopes for UN Secretary-General's help in climate action: PM letter

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Hanoi (VNA) - Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and handed over a letter from Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to him, responding to his proposal on establishing Vietnam-UN cooperation in climate change response, and sharing Vietnam's efforts to realise commitments at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference.

Vietnam strengthens int’l cooperation to realise COP26 commitments

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Hanoi (VNA) – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on July 11 had an online meeting with Alok Kumar Sharma, Minister for the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom (UK) and President for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), discussing cooperation in response to climate change.

VN travelers among most ready to travel in Asia-Pacific

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VOV.VN - Commissioned by leading online travel company Booking.com, the Travel Confidence Index released on June 22 shows that Vietnam has emerged as the second most confident in the Asia-Pacific region for traveling, with 85% of local travelers stating they intend to travel in the next 12 months.

ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

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Jakarta (VNA) – The ASEAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), have held the Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue on Empowering ASEAN For Circular Economy online.

EU-funded project to boost urban infrastructure’s climate resilience

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Hanoi (VNA) – An EU and French-funded project was launched on May 27 to improve the climate resilience of urban infrastructure in four northern central provinces of Vietnam.

Energy transition critical to net zero emission achievement: confab

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Hanoi (VNA) – A seminar held in Hanoi on May 20 highlighted energy transition as an important tool to help Vietnam achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

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.