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Rice, which is Vietnam’s most important crop and grown on more than half of its agricultural land area, accounts for 48 per cent of the agriculture sector’s GHG emissions and over 75 per cent of methane emissions.

Businesses set urgent goals to cut carbon emissions

A representative of Nestlé Group says that the company has announced a commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

WWF launches Plastic Smart Cities initiative in Southeast Asia

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is calling on cities in Southeast Asia to join Patong (Thailand), Donsol (Philippines) and Phu Quoc Islands (Vietnam) in making a commitment to eliminate plastic pollution,

Urban railway helps reduce carbon emissions: JICA

JICA's survey has found urban railways are a form of transport with lower carbon emissions than cars and motorbikes.

Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years, since dinosaur age

 The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching back 66 million years to the age of the dinosaurs, according to a study on Monday that sounds an alarm about risks to nature

Emissions-cutting aviation deal must be enforceable: NGOs

 A deal this fall to cap carbon emissions from global aviation at 2020 levels must be enforceable and set long-term goals in line with the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change,

Initiative to cut carbon emissions at Da Nang industrial park

A workshop was held in the central city of Da Nang on January 6 to develop a detailed plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Da Nang Seafood Service Zone, and to create solutions to business development.

Newspaper fined for inaccuracy

 Newspaper fined for inaccuracy; Thanh Hoa fills gaping road sinkhole; Lam Dong punishes illegal loggers; HCM City hospital issues organ donor cards; Japan to help Vietnam reduce hotel carbon emissions

China's per capita carbon emissions overtake EU's

 New data on carbon shows that China's emissions per head of population have surpassed the EU for the first time.

Biogas projects reduce carbon emissions

Hundreds of households in the southern city of Can Tho profit not only by converting animal waste to fuel for lighting purposes and cooking but also by contributing to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sell carbon credits.

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 Crane hits cement gate, three die; Forest fires engulf Hoang Lien National Park; Japan loan helps VN address climate change; Quang Nam offers free bus for air passengers; Fishing ship saved in Truong Sa archipelago

Warming 'pause' gives thought for scientists, sceptics

 A slowdown in warming that has provided fuel for climate sceptics is one of the thorniest issues in a report to be issued by UN experts on Friday.