air pollution

Latest News about air pollution

Discussion urges smarter energy choices for sake of human healthicon

Discussion urges smarter energy choices for sake of human health

A discussion in Hanoi on February 25 called for smarter energy choices, given the impacts of coal power generation on air quality and air pollution’s influence on human health.

 
VN advised to seek private sector resources for pollution preventionicon

VN advised to seek private sector resources for pollution prevention

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/02/2020

The government needs to seek help from the private sector to deal with the pollution problem, experts have urged.

How high is the environmental cost?icon

How high is the environmental cost?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/02/2020

Vietnam has reported high GDP growth rate of 7.02 percent for 2019, which was created mostly by industrial production and the construction and service sectors.

Coal-fired thermopower may kill aquaculture in Mekong Deltaicon

Coal-fired thermopower may kill aquaculture in Mekong Delta

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/01/2020

Aquaculture is one of the economic pillars and important livelihoods of the Mekong Delta. However, it is threatened by coal-fired thermopower plants.

Air pollution may lead to 5% GDP decrease for Vietnam: foreign investorsicon

Air pollution may lead to 5% GDP decrease for Vietnam: foreign investors

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/01/2020

Vietnam has been warned that serious air pollution will affect economic growth in the long term, and lead to foreign investment decline.

HCM City continues battling air pollutionicon

HCM City continues battling air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/01/2020

HCM City has faced severe air pollution over the past week with a high index of PM2.5.

HCMC sees decline in air qualityicon

HCMC sees decline in air quality

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/01/2020

The quality of air in HCMC is worsening due to emissions from the rising number of vehicles on the roads as the Lunar New Year holiday, or Tet, approaches, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.

HCMC to inspect motorbike emissionsicon

HCMC to inspect motorbike emissions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/01/2020

HCMC plans to examine emissions from motorcycles on a trial basis this month as part of a broader plan to remove aging vehicles from the road to reduce air pollution in the city.

Air pollution costs Vietnam at least $10.8 billion each yearicon

Air pollution costs Vietnam at least $10.8 billion each year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/01/2020

Vietnam suffers around 10.8 – 13.2 billion USD worth of economic losses associated with ambient air pollution each year, equivalent to 4.45 – 5.64 percent of the country’s GDP, heard a discussion in Hanoi on January 14.

2019: oil contaminates water, fire destroys forest, mercury leaksicon

2019: oil contaminates water, fire destroys forest, mercury leaks

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/01/2020

2019 was a bad year for the environment with a series of incidents, including water contamination, forest fires and factory fires.

Air quality monitor equipment at schools seeks to raise students’ awareness of pollutionicon

Air quality monitor equipment at schools seeks to raise students’ awareness of pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/01/2020

Students of Thanh Đa Secondary School in HCM City’s Bình Thạnh District have greater awareness of air pollution and measures to prevent it after an air quality index monitor was installed in the school a few months ago.

Hanoi alone won’t be able to mitigate air pollutionicon

Hanoi alone won’t be able to mitigate air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/01/2020

Mitigating air pollution in Hanoi is a difficult task as pollutants are spread out in the air with no boundaries. Hanoi alone won’t be able to fulfill the task, scientists say.

Air pollution in Hanoi is worse on days with easterly windsicon

Air pollution in Hanoi is worse on days with easterly winds

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/01/2020

The emission sources outside Hanoi make up two-thirds of PM2.5 fine dust concentrations in Hanoi, according to a survey released in October 2018 on quantifying pollution sources.

Air pollution alarming, electric motorbike market heats upicon

Air pollution alarming, electric motorbike market heats up

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/01/2020

People have been advised to restrict outdoors exercise, close windows and doors, and wear protective masks to protect themselves from PM2.5 fine dust.

Air pollution warnings upset students’ schedulesicon

Air pollution warnings upset students’ schedules

SOCIETY
04/01/2020

Hanoi parents are concerned about the notice that their children will not go to school on days of serious pollution.

Dump site fire chokes Dalaticon

Dump site fire chokes Dalat

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/12/2019

Many areas in the Central Highlands city of Dalat are being polluted by a fire at a local rubbish dump site.

HCMC to take steps to cope with air pollutionicon

HCMC to take steps to cope with air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/12/2019

As air pollution has engulfed HCMC, the municipal Department of Transport is set to adopt multiple energy-efficient solutions in early 2020, including the launch of bike rental services, to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

Hanoi affected by waste from craft villagesicon

Hanoi affected by waste from craft villages

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
26/12/2019

Dust and smoke from production workshops in Hanoi and neighboring provinces are one of the reasons behind the serious air pollution in the capital city.