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JICA has signed a loan agreement with the Vietnamese Government to provide a Japanese ODA loan worth over 18,870 million yen for the Disaster and Climate Change Countermeasure project using the earth observation satellite.

Wholesale reform on climate agenda

Following its strong international commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, Vietnam is about to promulgate a hallmark new strategy on climate change response, meaning great pressure to develop many industrial sectors.

Vietnam warned of 6°C rise by century end

As one of the few hardest-hit countries by climate change, Vietnam is urged to take drastic measures to curb impacts that will not appear in the distant future.

Temperature projected to rise by 6°C in Vietnam by the end of 21st century

The temperature may rise by 6°C in Vietnam by the end of 21st century if climate change is not prevented, French and Vietnamese scientists warned in a joint research project.

Net zero emissions: a strong commitment from Vietnam

Vietnam made a commitment to net zero emissions - Net Zero by 2050 - at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). This will have a significant impact on the way energy is used in the country.

Global climate efforts now underway

With its strong commitment to bring greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level over the next three decades, Vietnam has begun to receive assistance from the international community in order to materialise this strategy,

Climate change response Vietnam-US strategic cooperation area: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on February 23 affirmed that climate change response is the area of strategic cooperation between Vietnam and the US.

President Phuc receives US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Hanoi on February 23.

Vietnam working seriously to realise commitments at COP26: PM

Vietnam needs considerable international support in terms of concessional capital to take measures for concurrently ensuring national energy security and achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Student who wants to 'save' the Mekong Delta wins scholarship in Europe

Luu Nguyen Nguyet Minh is working on sustainable solutions to help solve Mekong Delta’s problems.


Strong commitment needed for sustainable development of planet: Minister

Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 was appreciated by leaders of countries and big corporations around the world.

Meta establishes Climate Science Center in Vietnam

After changing its name from Facebook to Meta, the corporation has launched a new operation in Vietnam and other Asian countries.

PM calls on nations to make commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions

PM Pham Minh Chinh has called on countries to make strong commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions on the basis of common responsibility that suit their conditions and capacity.

Vietnam states its case ahead of crucial climate convention

At CO26, the nation will meet to strengthen actions against global warming under the 2015 Paris Agreement, amid extreme weather events worldwide.


Sea level rise – challenge to int’l peace: ambassador

Vietnam shares difficulties facing small island developing states, coastal countries and those located below the sea level that are grappling with adverse impacts of the phenomenon.

Vietnam to plant extra 20,000ha coastal forest to cope with climate change

Vietnam will plant 20,000ha of forests as part of a project to protect and develop coastal forests in response to climate change and to push green growth over the next 10 years.

CNBC: Vietnamese cities threatened by climate change flooding

Two Vietnamese cities, Hai Phong in the north and Ho Chi Minh City in the south, have been named among 10 Asian cities that will be most exposed to coastal flooding through to the year 2070, CNBC has revealed.

Agriculture Minister warns of unsustainable development

The Minister of Agriculture has expressed concern over the abuse of fertilizer and plant protection chemicals, saying this does not represent sustainable agriculture.

UNHRC adopts Vietnam-proposed resolution on climate change, human rights

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on July 14 wrapped up its 47th session in Geneva, Switzerland, with 27 resolutions adopted, including one regarding climate change and human rights, 

World Environment Day 2021 stresses importance on ecosystem restoration

World Environment Day 2021 calls for urgent action to revive the damaged ecosystems.