Agriculture ministry wants to sell 5.9 million tons more of carbon dioxide

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has reported to the government about the signing of documents on transferring 10.3 million tons of CO2 to the World Bank which will bring turnover of VND1.25 trillion.In the report to the Prime Minister on the implementation ...

Tam An

Environment protection fee proposed for emissions

In response to the evolving economic and social landscape in the country, Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has announced measures to address the deteriorating air quality in major cities, industrial zones and craft villages. The worsening environmental conditions pose serious threats to public health, inflict damage ...

Việt Nam has first more than US$41 million from selling forest carbon credits

A total of US$41 million in carbon credit sales is the first forest proceeds from six north central provinces from the emission reduction agreement with the World Bank. This money is transferred to localities to pay forest owners, local people and communities to manage, protect and ...

GEF helps promote low-carbon circular economy in Viet Nam

A project to accelerate low-carbon circular economy through cleantech innovation towards sustainable development has been launched in Viet NamThe project was jointly developed by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the ...

Energy transition to help Vietnam realise net-zero emissions goal: insiders

Developing renewable energy resources is expected to help Vietnam reach its target of carbon neutrality by 2050, said insiders.Energy transition, replacing traditional fossil fuel sources to using cleaner and low-emission forms of energy and moving towards carbon neutrality is an important part of Vietnam’s future energy landscape.Experts said that about two-thirds ...

Carbon tax poses new challenge for VN to boost exports to EU

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is an agreement inclined towards sustainable development. The EU’s CBAM (Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism) has posed a new challenge for Vietnam’s exports to enter the EU market.CBAM will be valid for the transitional period with an aim to control ...

Luong Bang

Vietnam adopts climate-friendly solutions following Global Cooling Pledge

Vietnam is one of the first 63 countries to join the Global Cooling Pledge proposed by President of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28) Sultan Al Jaber within the framework of COP28 recently held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Under the ...

Vietnam advances in Green Future Index 2023

Vietnam has made progress in the Green Future Index 2023, climbing from its previous 56th position to a commendable 53rd place this year. The assessment looked into 76 countries and territories, evaluating their commitments to sustainable development and carbon dioxide emissions reductions in the foreseeable ...

Nam Nguyen

Flood and landslides warning capabilities must be improved: forecasting official

Việt Nam, situated in a tropical monsoon climate region, is prone to extended periods of heavy rainfall, diverse topography, and a dense network of rivers and streams, which collectively elevate the risk of flooding and landslides.Hoàng Văn Đại, Deputy Director of the National Centre for ...

New solutions reduce GHG emissions from shrimp ponds: Research

New farming solutions have helped reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by nearly 17% in extensive shrimp farms and nearly 11% in intensive farms, according to a research on monitoring GHG emissions from shrimp farming ponds.The research is part of the “Energy transition and climate change ...

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