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.
A walk was held around Hoan Kiem Lake at the heart of Hanoi on June 7 morning to raise public awareness of environmental protection.
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.
The fifth Vietnam-Japan Environment Policy Dialogue was held in Hanoi on January 9 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The northern province of Thai Binh will be the first locality to embark on the scheme “AgResults Sustainable Rice Farming and Greenhouse Gas Emission” between 2016 and 2021.
Vietnam hopes the international community will provide the country with more support to achieve sustainable agricultural development in the context of faster and more extreme changes in weather, an official said.
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.
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.
Prime Minster Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 5 presented Decision 1528/DQ-TTg that provides some specific mechanisms and policies for developing Lam Dong province, especially Da Lat city, to the provincial administration.
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.
(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.
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).
(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.
(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.
(VOV) -Thirty-two Vietnamese experts are joining foreign colleagues from 21 countries at a training course on monitoring greenhouse gas emissions.