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New green growth strategy to promote carbon-neutral economy

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is drafting a national strategy on green growth for 2021-30.The strategy updates new factors to influence green growth and ensures synchronicity with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas emission reductions.According to the ministry, the national strategy ...

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. ...

VN needs to become low-carbon economy to serve Paris Agreement: experts

Việt Nam must continue to take “concrete climate actions” to become a low-carbon economy and comply with the global Paris Agreement, a workshop heard in HCM City on 7 January.  The workshop was held to review JICA’s project for “Support the Planning and Implementation of ...

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 ...

COP24’s last-minute compromise to save Paris Agreement – Victory of multilateral efforts

Crunch negotiations have successfully concluded in Poland, with a consensus reached on steps taken to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. With nearly 200 countries and territories adopting a common agenda for the future of the planet, it’s also seen as a major ...

Vietnam, France cooperate in climate change

On May 8 the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the French Development Agency (AFD) launched the General Monetary and Multisectoral Macrodynamics for the Ecological Shift (GEMMES) model in Hanoi. Vietnam will be the first Asian country to apply GEMMES. The GEMMES ...

Ha Thanh

Việt Nam is updating its emission target in Paris climate deal

Việt Nam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare for the global assessment later this year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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