Hanoi strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

With a population of over 7.7 million people along with 17 industrial parks, more than 1,300 trade villages, 5.3 million motorbikes and nearly 560,000 cars, Hanoi is suffering from negative impacts caused by climate change.

To gradually reduce greenhouse gas emissions, in December 2015, the capital and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group signed a cooperation agreement on environmental protection and climate change adaptation. Hanoi has updated the latest climate change scenario of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment while improving the forecasting capacity, proactively preventing natural disasters and mitigating its damages.

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