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Seminar seeks to promote private sector’s engagement in greenhouse gas reduction

Climate change has become one of the great challenges facing humanity, affecting all aspects of economy, politics, diplomacy as well as global security, Nguyen Tuan Quang, Deputy Director of the Climate Change Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), has said.To facilitate ...

Vietnam inspires the world in climate change response

After five years of efforts to carry out the international commitment on climate change and reduction of greenhouse gas emission, Vietnam completed the update on Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), and sent it to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) amidst the complicated ...

Project to implement Paris Agreement in Việt Nam to be sped up

The Steering Committee of the project ‘Support to Việt Nam for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement’ (VN-SIPA) held its second meeting in Hà Nội yesterday with the participation of representatives from ministries, sectors, and localities.The four-year VN-SIPA project was approved by former Prime Minister ...

Vietnam aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in rice sector

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development last week held the first workshop on the implementation of Vietnam’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in the rice sector. The workshop was organised in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the Climate Technology Center and Network ...

Việt Nam reduces greenhouse gas emissions in response to climate change

Under the updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Vietnam has decided to reduce its total greenhouse gas emissions by 9 percent by 2030, and continue to reduce them up to 27 percent if it receives international support through bilateral and multilateral co-operation and the Paris Agreement ...

Vietnam’s Updated Climate Goals Aim at Maximizing the Co-Benefits of Climate Action: researchers

Vietnam has recently incorporated a new section into its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to emphasize the socio-economic co-benefits of climate action for the country.A first official cost-benefit analysis has highlighted a list of co-benefits ...

Vietnam inspires the world in climate change response

After five years of efforts to carry out the international commitment on climate change and reduction of greenhouse gas emission, Vietnam completed the update on Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), and sent it to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) amidst the complicated ...

Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report

The year 2020 marks a major turning point in the energy industry of Vietnam, with clean energy strengthening its solid position and establishing itself as a profitable sector with significant potential for development, while coal-fired thermal power no longer holding the position as a favoured ...

Vietnam raises contributions to global effort to respond to climate change

The Prime Minister on July 24, 2020 approved Vietnam’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). Accordingly, by 2030 Vietnam will reduce 9 percent of its total greenhouse gas emissions compared to the Business-As-Usual Scenario (BAU), equivalent to 83.9 million tons of CO2eq, using its domestic resources. ...

Support programme for climate change response needs adjustments

A workshop held in Hanoi on May 9 highlighted the need to adjust the Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC) to better suit the current situation.Through the consultations, ministries, sectors, and development partners shared the view that the SP-RCC needs to be closely ...

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