Climate change

Mitigation

Construction industry issues action plan to reduce emissions

The Ministry of Construction has announced a national action plan on green growth in 2020-2030 focusing on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and implementing the Paris Agreement.The ministry will conduct a periodic inventory of greenhouse gas for 2018 and 2020 to produce construction materials, solid waste, construction ...

Combination of factors causes extreme weather: experts

A combination of bad factors, plus cold air mass and convergence of winds at a height of 5,000 meters, have caused extreme weather phenomena, including large hail and the 50-year historic cold spell on April 22-23. The National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting believes that the 2020 ...

Le Ha

Action plan promulgated to develop Mekong Delta’s adaption to climate change

A comprehensive action plan has been promulgated to realise the Government Resolution 120/NQ-CP dated November 17, 2017, on facilitating sustainable development in the Mekong Delta in adaptation to climate change.The action plan defines six key groups of solutions to realise the resolution, focusing on reviewing ...

Work accelerated to built master plan for Mekong Delta’s sustainable development

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), together with relevant ministries and agencies, is accelerating the building of a master plan for the Mekong Delta’s sustainable development in adaption to climate change to 2030 with a vision to 2050.The master plan will serve as ...

Vietnamese named among world's most influential climate activists

A Vietnamese woman has made it to the global list of 100 most influential people in climate policy for her sustainable energy solutions. Nguy Thi Khanh, founder and director of Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID), has become the first Vietnamese ever that makes it ...

Minh Nga

More research needed for climate resilience

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Việt Nam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam proactive in cutting GHG emissions: Deputy PM

Vietnam has been a proactive and responsible nation, committed to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung during a reception for Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Hoesung Lee in Hanoi on October 10.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Workshop discusses shock-responsive social protection in Vietnam

The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a consultation workshop in Hanoi on August 27 to look into risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection in Vietnam.Comprehensive and effective social assistance is a strong tool to boost resilience to disasters, which must come ...

Việt Nam and partners to join hands in dealing with climate change

Despite limited funds and many challenges, Việt Nam has included conservation and climate change mitigation efforts in the country’s socio-economic development plan as it faces pollution, rising sea levels and environmental degradation.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Việt Nam is updating its emission target in Paris climate deal

Việt Nam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare for the global assessment later this year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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