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.
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.
Coal-fired thermopower plants are concerned as Vinacomin and Dong Bac Corporation lack enough coal for electricity generation.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 was appreciated by leaders of countries and big corporations around the world.
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).
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend and deliver a speech at the Leaders Summit on Climate to be virtually held on April 22-23.