Mitigation

Nationally appropriate mitigation action

Mekong Delta needs to adapt to climate change during transformation

The amount of alluvium in the Mekong Delta has dropped about 65-75 percent and is forecast to decrease over 90 percent in the future, heard a workshop in An Giang province on March 27. Dr. Le Minh Nhat from the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority under ...

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 ...

Two degrees no longer seen as global warming guardrail

Limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climate impacts, as once hoped, dozens of experts concluded in a score of scientific studies released on Monday. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Mekong River Commission stations not operational

Less than half of the monitoring stations set up by the Mekong River Commission in Cambodia are operational due to a lack of financial commitment from the Cambodian government, officials said yesterday, jeopardising the collection of important environmental and hydrological data.Though the stations were set ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Rinith Taing

Mekong Delta needs various financial resources to tackle climate change

As State funding is insufficient, it is necessary to mobilise other resources, especially from the international community, businesses and non-governmental organisations, to help the Mekong Delta cope with climate change. Secretary General and Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Don Tuan Phong ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Mekong Delta needs various financial resources to tackle climate change

As State funding is insufficient, it is necessary to mobilise other resources, especially from the international community, businesses and non-governmental organisations, to help the Mekong Delta cope with climate change.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Low-carbon economy in VN’s updated NDC

Việt Nam plans to develop a low-carbon economy and include climate-change resistance work in its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the Paris climate accords.Keep reading ...

Finland tackles climate change with circular economy

Committed to tackling climate change, Finland has set the stage for creating a value chain through by pursuing a circular economy with both public and private companies starting to implement projects aimed at minimising the use of virgin resources and maximising their value. “The climate change ...

Laos, WB sign up to green growth transition

Ministry of Finance and the World Bank on June 7 signed an agreement for more than 316 billion kip (US$38.6) million in credit to support key policy reforms to maintain the country’s strong economic growth. The agreement expects to benefit more people, especially the poor ...

Network formed to create climate resilient rice in Mekong Delta

Five Mekong Delta provinces and 11 agencies have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in forming the Mekong Partnership for Climate Resilient Rice Research Network (MPCRR-N). The signatories were the departments of agriculture and rural development of An Giang, Kien Giang, Ca Mau, Bac Lieu ...

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