The Ministry of Construction has announced a national action plan on green growth in 2020-2030 focusing on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and implementing the Paris Agreement.
Vietnam is undergoing attempts to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases in urban areas. Adam Ward, the representative for Vietnam at the Global Green Growth Institute, gives an insight on how the nation can accomplish this mission and create greener urban areas.
Recent reports of emissions exceeding the permissible amount at Formosa steel mills in north-central Ha Tinh Province were the result of a raised capacity to evaluate the company’s emission treatment system, Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.
A workshop was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 24 seeking to improve air quality for the city through strategic management of air quality.
A wide range of new technologies and solutions from GE can contribute to the Vietnamese energy agenda through the reduction of emissions and the enhanced efficiency of power generation assets, especially in coal-fired power plants.
Tens of millions of Saigonese not only suffer from the effects of waste water, hazardous waste and emissions, but also from noise.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) says that Formosa is about to begin operating six out of 23 chimneys on a trial basis.
The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai announced on July 5 an action programme for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+).
The Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) has decided to establish a centre for rubber science and technology in order to further contribute to the development of Vietnam’s rubber industry.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) that opened in Paris on November 30.
Vietnam has joined hands with the international community to protect and develop forests through an initiative to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation while fostering conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks (REDD+).
The implementation of the second phase of the United Nation’s Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) in Vietnam is being reviewed at a workshop in the central province of Binh Thuan from June 8-10.