Tags: greenhouse gas emission

National climate change strategy reviewed

National climate change strategy reviewed

The Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment cooperated with the French Development Agency (AFD) in organising a seminar in Hanoi on June 24 to review the implementation of the national strategy and action plan on climate change and propose orientations to cope with the issue in the 2021-2030 period.

Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked

Greenhouse gas emission reduction in north-central region talked

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a consultation seminar in the central province of Quang Tri on April 19 to discuss refining mechanisms on feedback and dealing with complaints under the Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) for the 2018-2025 period.

Public, private agencies commit to achieve green growth

Public, private agencies commit to achieve green growth

Protecting the environment is now becoming a common motivation of enterprises’ long term strategy, Nguyen The Chinh, head of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment said at a forum on May 22.

Initiatives to promote sustainable rice production honoured

Initiatives to promote sustainable rice production honoured

Nine out of 11 initiatives on applying technologies to increase rice yield and reduce greenhouse gas emission were honoured at a ceremony held in Thai Binh city, the Red River Delta province of the same name, on December 6.

Vietnam needs to boost inclusive climate policies

Vietnam needs to boost inclusive climate policies

Vietnam needs to implement policies of climate change mitigation in an inclusive and comprehensive way. Of that, mitigation actions might benefit the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people, experts have said.

Project launched in Thai Binh to promote sustainable rice production

Project launched in Thai Binh to promote sustainable rice production

Novel approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing rice yields will be introduced through the AgResults Vietnam Emissions Reduction Pilot (AVERP), the first phase of which was launched in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh on August 22.

Thailand pushes to put electric cars on the road

Thailand pushes to put electric cars on the road

Gen Navin Damrigan, the deputy secretary-general to the prime minister for political affairs, visited NBT World studio to share useful information about Thailand’s electric car dream, considering the perspective of both producers and users.

Facing donors, Vietnam urged to rethink coal-fueled growth

Facing donors, Vietnam urged to rethink coal-fueled growth

International development partners and donors have called on Vietnam to commit to bigger greenhouse gas emission reductions, warning that fueling growth with coal will hurt the country with high environmental costs later.

Unbaked brick production encouraged in Vietnam

Unbaked brick production encouraged in Vietnam

Results and experience from a project on increasing the production and use of non-fired bricks were introduced at a workshop held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on June 10.

Climate change deal sealed

Climate change deal sealed

The global climate summit in Paris forged a landmark agreement on December 12, setting the course for a historic transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming.

Global warming challenges

Global warming challenges

(VOV) - The Organization for Economic and Cooperation Development (OECD) recently said that plans by rich nations and major emerging countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not enough to limit the rise in global temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius.

PM okays LED lighting promotion in Vietnam

The Prime Minister has approved a project to develop LED (lighting-emitting diode) lighting technology in Vietnam partly funded by the United Nations Development Programme via the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

National action plan on green growth underway

National action plan on green growth underway

(VOV) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has implemented a national action plan on green growth in Vietnam with the support from the UNDP in Can Tho city on July 2 as part of the Vietnam National Green Growth Strategy.

Deputy PM encourages Vietnam-US environment cooperation

Deputy PM encourages Vietnam-US environment cooperation

(VOV) - The environment protection agencies of Vietnam and the US should strengthen cooperation in the areas of mutual concern, including biological technology development, pollution control, and environmental protection in the river basin.