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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 will likely pilot carbon credit market by 2025: ministry

With its large forest reserves, Vietnam has great potential for developing a forest carbon credit market, and a “draft project to develop the carbon market in Vietnam” with a view to piloting a carbon credit exchange by 2025 was already submitted to the prime minister for ...

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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 ...

Mekong Delta faces challenge to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in rice farming

Rice production is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture, and how to reduce the emissions while still ensuring food security and raising farmers’ income in the Mekong Delta is now a hard nut to crack to many.Nguyen Van Toan from ...

Businesses to take gas emission inventory in 2022

Vietnam from 2022 will produce gas emission inventory for five major fields.This is the result of a meeting to collect proposals and recommendations from environmental experts and nearly 200 enterprises for the draft decree about greenhouse gas reduction and ozone layer protection, held by the ...

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 ...

Satellite images provide clear picture of greenhouse gas emissions

A research project by the Department of National Remote Sensing under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has for the first time used images provided by VNREDSat-1, Vietnam’s very first remote sensing satellite, in calculating carbon dioxide emissions.Using the VNREDSat-1 imagery and geographic ...

New partnership to reduce greenhouse gas in building

The German Development Co-operation-GIZ Việt Nam and the Ministry of Construction’s Housing and Real Estate Market Management Bureau (HREM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for co-operation on the joint development of the Vietnam Green Housing Programme (VGHP) under the implementation of the Programme ...

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 to use carbon-pricing tools in effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Vietnam, as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, is set to develop a roadmap to implement market-based carbon pricing tools as part of its effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed adding the carbon market to ...

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