climate change

Vietnamese children to be equipped with climate change, disaster response skills

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(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) – The Embassy of Japan and UNICEF Vietnam has announced a four-year project to enhance resilience to disaster risks and climate change for children.

Vietnam’s commitments at COP26 well received

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London (VNA) - Vietnam’s strong commitments at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), held in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), have been well received by the international community.

Japan, UNICEF to help Vietnam enhance resilience to disaster risks, climate change for children

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Hanoi (VNA) – The Embassy of Japan and UNICEF Vietnam on November 17 signed an exchange of notes for a project on “enhancing resilience to disaster risks and climate change for children”, which runs in Vietnam from 2021 – 2026.

ASEAN to face numerous challenges due to climate change: report

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Hanoi (VNA) - ASEAN is at risk of losing over 35 percent of its GDP by 2050 from climate change and natural hazards, severely impacting key sectors such as agriculture, tourism, and fishing, along with human health and labour productivity, according to a report jointly conducted by Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU Singapore) and University of Glasgow.

PM’s trip to display Vietnam’s sense of responsibility towards climate change

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Hanoi (VNA) – The trip to the UK by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to attend the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and visit this country will be a chance for Vietnam to show its responsible engagement in settling global climate change challenges and enhance the strategic partnership with the UK.

Vietnam plays active role in climate change response: ambassador

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(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s attendance at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), to be held in Glasgow, the UK, from October 31 to November 3, demonstrates the Vietnamese Government’s determination and efforts in promoting and realising international commitments to climate change response.

UNDP debuts climate change news portal for Vietnamese youth

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Hanoi (VNA) - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam launched a news portal on climate change for young people at a discussion held virtually on October 22.

Project on climate change adaptation to benefit central Vietnam

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Hanoi (VNA) – A climate change adaptation project has been launched to strengthen the resilience of smallholder agriculture to climate change-induced water insecurity in the Central Highlands and the south-central coast.

President raises proposals at UNSC’s high-level open debate on climate security

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New York (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 23 proposed that the UN should establish a comprehensive database system on multi-dimensional impacts of sea-level rise in support of global response policy formulation.

Vietnam's HCFC consumption down 35 percent in 2020

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Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam consumed nearly 2,600 tonnes of HCFC substances in 2020, down 35 percent from the base consumption, and also down from nearly 3,600 tonnes in 2019, statistics showed. 

Southeast Asia could lose 28 trillion USD due to unmitigated climate change: Deloitte report

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Hanoi (VNA) – Southeast Asia must act now to prevent the region from losing 28 trillion USD in economic potential over the next 50 years due to unmitigated climate change, according to a new report from the Deloitte Economics Institute.

Hi-tech prawn farming

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(QNO) - The model of hi-tech prawn farming offers a new prospect to farmers in the sandy area of Duy Xuyen district (Quang Nam province).

Link for Eastern Quang Nam development

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(QNO) -The development of the Eastern region is considered as a key for the socioeconomic development of Quang Nam. 

Ben Tre province to plant 10 million trees in five years

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Ben Tre (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is expected to plant 10 million trees from now to the end of 2025 under a programme recently issued by its People’s Committee.

Biodiversity and climate change mitigation

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(QNO) - Scientific solutions and raising awareness of the role of biodiversity in local people have helped the coastal areas, especially the UNESCO-recognised Cu Lao Cham (Cham Islands)-Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve in Quang Nam province in climate change response.