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The US is a solid, and committed partner to helping Vietnam realise its ambitious COP26 goals, US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc E. Knapper said in an interview with VNA ahead of Prime Minister Pham Chinh’s trip to the US.

Wind power ‘capitals’ see financial windfall

The Central Region and Central Highlands of Vietnam are considered the capitals of wind power. Many provinces have exceeded their budget revenue target for the first time thanks to wind power.

From COP26: Vietnam's journey to become the world's green production center

Vietnam is known as a factory of the world. But with commitments made at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP26, Vietnam must become a "green factory", a green production center of the world.

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.

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.

Ministry vows to have enough coal for electricity generation

Coal-fired thermopower plants are concerned as Vinacomin and Dong Bac Corporation lack enough coal for electricity generation.

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,

Vietnam, EU seek to promote energy partnership

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception for visiting Executive Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Frans Timmermans in Hanoi on February 18.

 

PM orders establishment of Renewable Energy Center

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has tasked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to join hand with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and other relevant ministries and agencies to set up a Renewable Energy Center.

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.

Economic transformation needed to reach net-zero emissions

As commitments to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 increase across the globe, the question of how these commitments can be met and the corresponding economic transformation managed becomes ever more central.

UK pledges support on Vietnam’s path to pursue a greener future

Vietnam and the UK have substantial cooperation opportunities in the fulfilment of green growth targets, British Ambassador Gareth Ward has affirmed in a recent interview granted to VNA.

Investors flock to Lang Son to build wind power plants

A mass of applications to develop wind power farms have been sent to Lang Son People’s Committee and Lang Son Department of Industry and Trade.

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.

PM meets with Australian counterpart, EC President on sidelines of COP26

PM Pham Minh Chinh had bilateral meetings with Australian Prime Minister and President of the European Commission on the sidelines of the COP26 in the UK on November 1 (local time).

PM starts trip for COP26, visit to UK

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh landed at Prestwick airport on October 31 morning (local time), starting his trip for COP26 and a working visit to the UK at the invitation of his counterpart Boris Johnson.

PM leaves on Europe tour

PM Pham Minh Chinh left Hanoi October 31 for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, and for visits to the UK and France from October 31-November 5, at the invitation of his British and French counterparts Boris Johnson and Jean Castex.

Vietnamese President to attend, deliver speech at Leaders Summit on Climate

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend and deliver a speech at the Leaders Summit on Climate to be virtually held on April 22-23.