Vietnam submits BUR to UNFCCC Secretariat Environment

Vietnam submits BUR to UNFCCC Secretariat

Vietnam has submitted its first Biennial Update Reports (BUR) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat at the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 20) held recently in Lima, Peru.
Vietnam calls for climate change deal by 2015 Environment

Vietnam calls for climate change deal by 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh called on countries to establish a new global legally binding framework to achieve the goal of limiting the world to a less than 2 degree Celsius rise in global temperature.
Khanh Hoi estuary in Ca Mau eroded seriously Environment

Khanh Hoi estuary in Ca Mau eroded seriously

Khanh Hoi estuary in U Minh district, the southernmost province of Ca Mau is suffering from a severe soil erosion by sea level rises, deforming its natural shape, causing environmental pollution, and threatening the life of local people.
Politics

Vietnam deepens cooperation with Norway

Vietnam will work with Norway to deepen bilateral cooperation in a practical and effective manner, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon Magnus in Hanoi on March 19.
Environment

Youngsters act for climate change adaptation

The project “Youth Initiative for Climate Change Adaptation” came under review in the central city of Da Nang on February 24, with youngsters from Da Nang and the southern cities of Quy Nhon and Can Tho taking part.
Environment

HCM City moves to deal with climate change

Ho Chi Minh City is implementing a series of solutions to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change towards achieving a green growth and sustainable development from 2014 to 2020.
Environment

Coordination needed in climate change resilience

Separate actions cannot solve the increasing impacts of climate change, thus Ho Chi Minh City is required to intensify its intersectoral coordination and international cooperation in climate change resilience and mitigation.