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UNICEF and Japan launch project to enhance climate resilience in VN

The Embassy of Japan and UNICEF Vietnam has announced a four-year project to enhance resilience to disaster risk and climate change for children.


Vietnam proposes establishing global network on ocean-sea data sharing

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposed an initiative to form a global network on sharing data on oceans and sea, towards a global framework on preventing marine plastic waste at a discussion on climate and environment within G20 Summit framework.

Vietnam wins first prize at int’l photo contest on weather, climate

 A photo by Luong Thanh Hai of Vietnam’s meteorological and hydrological agency has won the first prize at a photo competition of the Typhoon Committee (TC).

World leaders braced for tough talks with Trump on climate, trade

 Leaders from the world's top economies will try to bridge deep differences with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate change and trade on Friday as a Group of 20 summit 

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 Two transnational drug trafficking rings busted; Police seize plant growth stimulants; Whirlwind sweeps through Lam Dong; UN Vesak Day opens in Ninh Binh; HCM City eyes local solution to water woes

Climate gets more extreme in seasonal transition

 VietNamNet Bridge – An extreme weather pattern is striking the south-central, Central Highlands and southern regions due to the transition from the dry season to the rainy one, The Saigon Times Daily has reported.

Climate at five minutes to midnight: IPCC head

 Humanity has pushed the world's climate system to the brink, leaving itself only scant time to act, the head of the UN's group of climate scientists said on Monday.

Hail in nine provinces, one died

VietNamNet Bridge - According to statistics, hail has appeared in nine localities, leaving one dead, 44 injured and tens of thousands of houses damaged.

Climate change rewrites world wine list

 It's circa 2050 and shoppers are stopping off at Ikea to buy fine wine made in Sweden.

Doha climate talks to end with weak commitment by rich nations

 The United Nations climate talks in Doha entered the final stage Saturday with drafts of the low- ambitious second period of Kyoto Protocol and weak commitment on climate finance