PM addresses Mekong Delta's environment crisis

The Mekong Delta is seeing land subsidence faster than the sea level rise and is at risk of sinking, PM Pham Minh Chinh said as he visited the region on Saturday. The rate of land subsidence in the delta, the nation’s agriculture hub, is 3-4 ...

An Binh - Ngoc Tai

Overburdened Da Lat is falling apart

For years, greenhouses kept showing up in local authorities’ socio-economic reports as a proud accomplishment of applying technology to agriculture. But the accomplishment came with a price as the face of Da Lat has been deformed.The city famous for its green cover of pine forests now ...

Pham Linh, Phuoc Tuan

National energy master plan for 2021-2030 approved

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has freshly signed a decision to approve the national energy master plan for the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050.The overall objective of the plan is to ensure the country’s energy security, meet the requirements of economic and ...

Vietnam considers domestic carbon credit exchange to enhance efficiency in green transactions

In light of Vietnam’s projected generation of approximately 10.8 million voluntary carbon credits annually, there is a growing demand for efficient exchange and purchase mechanisms, prompting active discussions about the establishment of a domestic carbon credit exchange.In line with the goal of reaching Net Zero ...

Conference seeks to reduce climate change impact on green growth, sustainable development

In the context of the increasing impacts of climate change, green growth is described as a way to both pursue economic growth goals and prevent environmental degradation and biodiversity loss towards sustainable use of natural resources and increase adaptability to climate change, Hoang Hong Hiep, ...

Climate change adaptation projects in Mekong Delta accelerated

A meeting on accelerating projects on the Mekong Delta’s sustainable development in adaptation to climate change (Mekong DPO projects) was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 15. The Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and 13 ...

Drought in the wetland

The Mekong Delta region has previously endured two severe seasonal droughts caused by El Niño in 2015-2016 and 2019-2020. However, experts are now predicting the likelihood of a “super” El Niño occurring this year, which could lead to even more severe drought, saltwater intrusion, and ...

Workshop on carbon capture, use, and storage explores Việt Nam potential

With a commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, Việt Nam recognises the importance of carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as stated in the National Strategy for Climate Change to 2050.The Việt Nam Petroleum Institute (VPI) and SGS have ...

Mekong Delta region adapts to climate change, sustainable development

The Mekong Delta region, an area sensitive to environmental changes, faces great challenges from climate change, requiring regional localities to come up with an effective strategy to adapt to extreme weather conditions, reduce emissions and increase recovery capacity, according to experts. Dr. Muthukumara Mani, an environment ...

Vietnam can earn US$200 million from selling forest carbon credit certificates

Vietnam is expected to collect US$200 million from selling certificates of forest carbon credits. Vietnam has piloted selling 10.3 million certificates of forest carbon credits, earning US$51.5 million. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is studying to legalize it so that more localities can ...

By Van Phuc – Translated

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