Mitigation

Clean development mechanism

‘Environment hero’ Nguy Thi Khanh receives US$2 million award

With her initiatives and great efforts to help protect the environment, Nguy Thi Khanh has become the first Vietnamese Climate Breakthrough Project awardee. Born in Bac Giang, near a thermal power plant which emits smoke all year round, Khanh witnessed many people suffering from cancer and ...

Haze Chokes the Administration

The Capital is  sick, being choked with PM 2.5, the fine dust composed of various cardiovascular and respiratory carrier toxins. Since early this week, the dust particles with the diameter less than 2.5 microns or “PM 2.5” have started to surge in the city, and the ...

Vietnamese named among world's most influential climate activists

A Vietnamese woman has made it to the global list of 100 most influential people in climate policy for her sustainable energy solutions. Nguy Thi Khanh, founder and director of Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID), has become the first Vietnamese ever that makes it ...

Programme helps raise Mekong Delta’s resilience to climate change effects

The Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICMP) in the Mekong Delta region has brought about marked economic benefits to targeted localities, heard a conference in Can Tho city on July 24. The programme was launched in 2011 at a cost of 23 million EUR (26.9 million USD) ...

Call for Asean to work together for low-carbon future

The urgent need for Asean to deal with climate change was highlighted yesterday by two Singapore ministers, who called on the regional bloc to work together for a low-carbon future. Keep reading ...

Vietnamese farmers are migrating en masse to escape climate change

The Vietnamese Mekong Delta is one of Earth’s most agriculturally productive regions and is of global importance for its exports of rice, shrimp, and fruit. The 18 million inhabitants of this low-lying river delta are also some of the world’s most vulnerable to climate change.  Keep ...

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Asean-India vow to tackle climate change and price volatility

India and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) nations on Friday agreed to jointly work to mitigate the challenges of climate change, enhance livelihood opportunities through agro- forestry, exchange farm machineries and develop heterotic rice hybrids.Keep reading ...

LiveMint Reporter

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta residents internally migrate due to climate change: researches

Climate change is costing people their livelihoods, leading to an internal migration crisis in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam, studies have shown. The Mekong Delta is a tremendous area of over 3.9 million hectares, famed for its fertility and contribution to domestic and global ...

Tuoitre News Reporter

Climate change impacts worsen in Mekong Delta

The environment in Mekong Delta is severely being affected by hasher natural disasters, water pollution and natural resources depletion, said a scholar.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Only a fundamental mindset shift can save the Mekong Delta: expert

Well-meant but misguided climate change interventions in the Mekong Delta are set to do more harm than good, and only a change in policymakers’ mindset can reverse the damage, an independent researcher and expert said on December 14.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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