From improving institutions to devising detailed plans for each sector, Vietnam is making every effort in order to dramatically reduce CO2 emissions by 2030.
(VOV) -On January 22, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) launched an Advisory Council for the National Committee on Climate Change, attracting leading Vietnamese scientists in areas pertaining to climate change assessment and relief and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.
(VOV) - Vietnam has been applauded by the international community for the timely submission of its biennial update report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
(VOV) -The Japanese government has agreed to provide US$2.8 million in non-refundable aid to fund an innovative project aimed at reducing carbon emissions of large hotels in Vietnam.
Around 250,000 cu.m of soil in Bien Hoa City, the southern province of Dong Nai, are contaminated with dioxin at levels ranging from 1,000 ppt to as high as more than 1 million ppt, it was reported at a workshop in Dong Nai on October 31.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged all ministries, sectors and localities to draft their own response plans for strong and super strong storms by June next year at the latest.
(VOV) - Fortifying international cooperation for sustainable management of natural resources and the environment is a key task for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) in the second half of the year.
(VOV) - On June 10, Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Germany Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), officially launched a project supporting the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in Vietnam.
(VOV) -A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 22 to raise public awareness of the need to protect biodiversity and water and prevent the illegal hunting and trafficking of exotic animals.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and other relevant ministries and localities have effectively implemented foreign-funded projects to help the country raise its climate change adaptability.
A conference took place in Hanoi on February 14 to discuss the enforcement of the revised Land Law, which was adopted by the 13th National Assembly in November last year.
Environmental experts and scientists discussed the establishment of a set of appropriate criteria to evaluate the environmental sustainability of Vietnamese cities at a conference in Hanoi on November 21.
A senior World Bank (WB) official has vowed to work closely with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) to share how to deploy climate change and green growth projects in Vietnam.
Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the environment, space and land management database.
Domestic and foreign scientists have proposed radiation safety as a criterion for assessment of nuclear power plants’ environmental impact.