COP 21

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Five major goals set for Paris Agreement

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has initially outlined five major goals to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

A 291-day cycle to Paris for climate change

 VietNamNet Bridge – It took Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan nearly 300 days of cycling to reach Paris from Viet Nam, overcoming 16,000km and 11 countries to reach her destination.

Impact of climate pact on VN mulled

Approved by envoys from 195 nations attending the UNFCCC on December 12, 2015 in Paris, the Agreement is considered an historical accord after 20 years of negotiations, ushering in an energy revolution.

Paris Agreement poses challenges, opportunities to cut CO2 emissions

Pham Van Tan, deputy head of the Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change Department and deputy head of the Vietnamese delegation of the COP21 talked to Viet Nam News reporter Nguyen Hang about the historic Paris Agreement.

Multi-lateral diplomacy 2015: outstanding leap forward

Historical hallmark in parliament history, active participation in UN Summits, declaration on the ASEAN Community establishment and Viet Nam’s commitments at the 21st Conference of the Parties are remarkable multilateral diplomatic events

Government News In Brief

 PM meets French Communist Party, companies’ representatives; President seeks new rural development; Assembly of the Francophone meets for Asia-Pacific meeting in HCM City

Negotiators grab head start on monumental climate challenge

 Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris.

Vietnam to appeal for global effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions

 VietNamNet Bridge – All countries around the world should join hands in reducing greenhouse gas emissions since climate change consequences are fiercer,