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.
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.
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.
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 Nguyen Xuan Phuc received US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Hanoi on February 23.
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.
Luu Nguyen Nguyet Minh is working on sustainable solutions to help solve Mekong Delta’s problems.
Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 was appreciated by leaders of countries and big corporations around the world.
After changing its name from Facebook to Meta, the corporation has launched a new operation in Vietnam and other Asian countries.
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.
At CO26, the nation will meet to strengthen actions against global warming under the 2015 Paris Agreement, amid extreme weather events worldwide.
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 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.
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.
The Minister of Agriculture has expressed concern over the abuse of fertilizer and plant protection chemicals, saying this does not represent sustainable agriculture.
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 calls for urgent action to revive the damaged ecosystems.