Experts seek solutions to fluorocarbon management Environment

Experts seek solutions to fluorocarbon management

Vietnamese and foreign scientists and experts gathered at a conference in Hanoi on April 28 to share information on current regulations relating to the control of fluorocarbons and to exchange experience in the management of the ozone-depleting substances.
Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution Environment

Vietnam joins global efforts to fight plastic pollution

Vietnam will join global efforts to stop the production and use of single-use and non-recyclable plastic products, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim.
Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags Environment

Environmental tax hikes planned for HCFC, plastic bags

When a bill on amendments and supplements to the Law on Environmental Protection Tax is approved by the National Assembly, environmental protection taxes on HCFC (hydro-choloro-flouro-carbon) solution and plastic bags might be raised because these products have critical impacts on the environment, said a finance official.
Environment

How tropical Vietnam protects the ozone layer

Since participating in the Montreal Protocol, Vietnam has achieved remarkable success in gradually limiting the use of substances that deplete the ozone layer. Reports by the Vietnam Economic News.
Environment

Vietnam exerts efforts in environmental protection

Preventing and minimising environmental pollution and biodiversity decline are one of the top priorities of the Vietnamese Government, a senior official from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.
Vietnam to phase out ozone-depleting substances Environment

Vietnam to phase out ozone-depleting substances

The World Bank has approved a 9.76 million USD non-refundable aid package to help Vietnam phase out Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) - ozone-depleting substances (ODS) instrumental to global warming - for the 2013-15 period.
Politics

Vietnam active in Montreal protocol

A ceremony to mark 25 years of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the Int’l Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Sept. 15.
Business

Ministry targets HCFCs

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has set annual import quotas for ozone-depleting HCFCs from 2012 to 2019.