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Rice production is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture, and how to reduce the emissions while still ensuring food security and raising farmers’ income 

Setting the course for emissions cuts

While the necessary course for a greener and more sustainable future in global energy policies seems set, Vietnam’s energy transition faces budgetary and capacity challenges, both of which need to be overcome with suitable solutions.

Hanoi to put 5,000 old vehicles through emissions test by 2022

As many as 5,000 old vehicles will be put through emission tests by the end of next year as part of a campaign to improve air quality in the capital city. 

Vietnam to sign emissions reduction purchase agreement

Vietnam will be the fifth partner in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to sign an Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.

Expired cars still in circulation

As of the end of 2019, Vietnam had over 16,000 additional expired cars still in circulation out of the total 206,000 cars. They are a threat to traffic safety and environment.

Transport Ministry proposes emissions control over motorbikes

The Ministry of Transport has proposed adding standards on motorbike exhaust emissions and an emissions control roadmap to the amendments to the Law on Road Traffic, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.

Motor-vehicle emission inspection plan

VietNamNet Bridge - The plan on inspecting motor vehicle emissions, approved by the Prime Minister eight years ago, has yet to be implemented because agencies have not set detailed plans. 

Hanoi prepares roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes

Ha Noi’s People’s Committee has proposed a roadmap to revoke outdated motorbikes that discharge harmful substances into the environment.

Vietnamese youngsters learn about climate change

 VietNamNet Bridge – After her family finishes their meals, the first thing that 13-year-old Nguyen Thi Anh Duong does is to collect the remaining food and wrap it in a bag.

Vietnam fumbles for way to control motorbike emissions

VietNamNet Bridge - The plan on controlling motorbike emissions was drawn up by the Vietnam Register for a long time ago, but it still remains on paper.

Carbon credits undercut climate change actions says report

 The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study.

New web tool to help VN tackle emissions

 A new web tool that calculates Viet Nam's energy supply and demand and how they interact with the country's greenhouse gas emissions until 2050 officially debuted yesterday in Ha Noi.

Vietnam needs modern equipment to measure emissions levels

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fifty five percent of 400 enterprises surveyed about their treatment of emissions generated during the production process have no emission treatment systems.

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 Mekong rice at risk from disease; 300 kg of smuggled poultry seized; HCM City to build new flyover; Child helmet-wearing rate below target; Hai Phong police bust gambling network; Incomes fall for relocated families

The agricultural sector needs $1 billion to cope with climate change

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is calling for nearly $1 billion of investment in projects to cope with climate change, including $30-40 million for the greenhouse emission program.