Science and technology key to achieve net-zero emission goal: Expert

Science and technology, which has played a significant role in promoting socioeconomic development, is also the motivation and key for Vietnam to complete the net-zero emission commitment by 2050, which was given by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), according to experts.

In order to implement the assigned tasks, the MoST has approved a programme to research, apply and develop energy technologies, which has been implemented since July 2022. The objectives of the programme include applying and mastering advanced technologies and technological equipment in effectively exploring, exploiting, producing and using primary energy sources, clean energy, bio-energy and renewable energy, contributing to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and realising the national energy development strategy and orientations.

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