Vietnam has been a proactive and responsible nation, committed to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung during a reception for Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Hoesung Lee in Hanoi on October 10.
Climate change and abnormal weather conditions have strongly impacted people’s health, triggering disease outbreaks including recurrence of new epidemics, said the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to work closely with and support Vietnam to effectively cope with climate change.
Experts recommended Vietnam invest more in climate change adaptation at an international workshop in Hanoi on October 24 on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s achievements and Vietnam actions in climate change.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been making updates to the national climate change and sea level rise scenario, under the Prime Minister’s Directive 09 dated March 12, 2016 on urgent measures to cope with salt water intrusion in the Mekong Delta.
(VOV) -Environmental experts outlined the potential climate change and sea level rise scenarios for Vietnam in 2015 at a symposium in Hanoi on August 23.
(VOV) - The Hawaii House of Representatives has granted a certificate to honour Nguyen Huu Ninh, member of Nobel Peace Prize of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Vietnam expects to receive support from the international community in the fight against climate change.
Vietnam has many models of climate change adaptation for other countries to follow.