climate change in Vietnam

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HCMC records lowest temperature since beginning of 2021

Deputy Head of the Forecasting Division of the Hydro-meteorological Station in the Southern Region Le Dinh Quyet informed that HCMC recorded the lowest temperature of 22oC in the early morning of December 4 since the beginning of the year.

Natural disaster preparedness should be long-term: minister

Disaster prevention should be a radical, long-term strategy, based on new technology such as forecasting and remote sensing to minimise damage.

Long heat wave predicted for Vietnam's northern and central regions

According to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, the northern and central regions will experience a new long heat wave with a highest temperature of over 40 degrees starting from July 6.

Desertification and Drought Day highlights concerns about loss of land

The theme of the 2020 Desertification and Drought Day of Vietnam is ‘consumption and land’, which emphasises solutions and models that help mitigate drought.

Will mankind become less arrogant after the COVID-19 pandemic?

In the days of social distancing, people are leading slow lives and spending time thinking about themselves and about their fragile fate before nature, which is close and gentle but also mysterious and violent.

Ca Mau severely hit by drought

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has been seriously ravaged by long drought.

Salinity intrusion in Mekong Delta exceeds record level from 2016

The salinity intrusion level in the Mekong Delta region has exceeded the highest level of the past century, recorded in 2016, according to a report by the Southern Institute of Water Resources Research.


VN has much work to do in reducing GHG emissions

Jun Ichihara, Chief Advisor of the project ‘Support Planning and Implementation of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions’ speaks about the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s work  to help Vietnam reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Environment Ministry announces indicators for environmental supervision

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced it had issued a set of environmental indicators to evaluate results of environmental protection nationwide.


Vietnam wants top environmental workers

Vo Tuan Nhan, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, speaks on Vietnam’s resolve to improve human resources in the environmental sector.

Experts discuss draft report on ecosystem assessment

Vietnam’s ecosystems are in a strong decline and are threatened with losing their basic functions, experts said at a two-day conference that ended on Thursday in Hanoi.

Hanoi tops PM2.5 index, while Hue ranks lowest

Hanoi had the highest PM2.5 air pollution index in October, while the central city of Hue was ranked the lowest in the list.


Storm Nakri likely to hit Vietnam's central region

Storm Nakri, the sixth typhoon from the East Sea this year, with strong level 8 winds, is moving on the East Sea with a slow speed but complicated direction.

HCM City plans to clean up five polluted canals

The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.

Vietnamese environment ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

The noxious odour and level of mud in the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi have decreased dramatically since nano-bioreactor technology has been applied, according to a JETRO representative.

HCM City aims to reduce litter dropping

Binh Dien Wholesale Market in HCM City’s District 8 wants city authorities to help reduce the waste it produces.

HCM City determined to clear up canals and channels

HCM City People's Committee has asked related agencies to focus on dealing with canal and channel pollution and encroachment in the area.

Environment Minister checks on To Lich River cleaning project

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has visited the site and checked the water treatment project at the To Lich River.

Company fined for illegal sand mining

Central Highlands Dak Nong Province's People’s Committee has fined a company VND130 million (US$5,600) for illegal sand mining, online newspaper reported.

Hanoi to battle plastic waste

Hanoi authorities have issued a plan to prevent and limit the use of plastic bags to 2020, with a view to 2025.