US Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, who is paying a visit to Vietnam, spoke to local media about the US’s support to Vietnam during the process of energy transition.
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.
The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) Environment Working Group proposed developing an emissions trading system (ETS) and a carbon credit market.
Three years of free registration fees shall be applied to electric cars purchased or acquired from March 1, 2022.
HCM City has been piloting a free-of-charge motorbike emission test to remove old and poor quality vehicles from the roads, reducing emissions into the air and improving environmental quality. However, there have been some bumps in the road.
Faced with worsening air pollution, Vietnam is developing a system to monitor and manage greenhouse gas emissions.
Regulations on recalling outdated motorbikes took effect on January 1, 2018 under Decision No. 16 of the Prime Minister, but the recalling of outdated vehicles remains a “mission impossible”.
The Ministry of Transport has implemented a series of measures to control the emission of pollutants from motor vehicles, Head of the ministry’s Department of Environment, Tran Anh Duong, has said.