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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.

PM approves plan for $3.6m carbon market

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project worth US$3.6 million to help Viet Nam to build its own carbon market following an application from the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

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.

Doha climate talks to end with weak commitment by rich nations

 The United Nations climate talks in Doha entered the final stage Saturday with drafts of the low- ambitious second period of Kyoto Protocol and weak commitment on climate finance

Ban sets 5 deliverables for Doha climate talks

 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed hope that five key deliverables, including the extension of Kyoto Protocol and progress on long-term climate finance, can be achieved at the Doha climate talks.

Doha climate talks to produce draft documents

 All tracks of the Doha climate talks will produce new documents by Saturday for delegates to deliberate ahead of next week's high-level meetings, top UN climate official said here Friday.