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All options on table for climate transition

Vietnam is now facing big pressure to carry out its energy transition in a greener manner, with the government advised to place high priority on limiting coal-fired power development while developing more renewable energy. Integrating fast-growing renewable energy capacity will require accelerating investments in the ...

Nguyen Huong

Efforts accelerate the implementation of COP26 commitments

In recent time, the Government and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, along with other ministries, branches, localities and businesses, have actively implemented solutions to fulfil Vietnam’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050 at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the ...

Thai Son

Forestry production value targeted to grow 5.5% annually in next five years

Vietnam aims for annual growth of 5-5.5% in forestry production value under the sustainable forestry development programme for 2021-2025 freshly approved by the Government. The programme will focus on maintaining the national forest coverage of 42 percent in a sustainable manner and developing new forest ...

Vietnam faces problems in developing power sources

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s (MOIT) report to the Prime Minister on the PDP VIII shows big changes in installed power capacity by 2030. It is expected that total capacity would reach 145,930 MW, not including solar power and cogeneration sources. Vietnam plans to step up ...

Vietnam Clean Energy Forum looks towards carbon neutrality

The second Vietnam Clean Energy Forum took place in Hanoi on April 7, offering a venue for managers, scientists and businesses to exchange views on mechanisms, policies, technology and financing for wind, solar and gas power projects towards carbon neutrality.Vietnam’s renewable energy sources have reached ...

Vietnam pushes for energy restructuring: official

Vietnam is determined to restruct its enegy sector, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An at the 4th High-Level Meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) held in Hanoi on January 24.An important highlight of the function was the introduction of ...

National Steering Committee for implementing commitment on climate change established

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 21 signed a decision approving the establishment of a National Steering Committee for implementing Vietnam’s commitments at the the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).The Steering Committee is an inter-sectoral organization, performing the function of ...

$4 billion investment in climate change response announced at COP26 Summit

The Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate), a major new initiative led by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and United States (US) with the support of over 30 governments, officially launched on 02 November. This includes $4 billion in investments to accelerate innovation ...

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