The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.
The EU Delegation to VN and embassies of some EU countries held a press conference on climate change in Hanoi on Wednesday. The event was part of the European Climate Diplomacy Week in the country from September 19-25.
Farmers are expanding the areas under high-value perennial trees suitable with the conditions in each region and adaptive to climate change.
The Iranian city of Ahvaz shattered national regional temperatures records on Thursday when the heat rose to 128.7 degrees Fahrenheit, the hottest in Iran’s history. The temperature was also a record for June heat in the Asian mainland.
Experts gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on June 15 to discuss activities to adapt to climate change in the agricultural sector to implement the Paris Agreement.
Representatives from parliaments of 20 International Parliamentary Union (IPU) member nations and international organisations will gather at a conference themed “Climate change and actions of legislators” slated for May 11-13 in Ho Chi Minh City.
The 6th meeting of the Vietnam-Netherlands intergovernmental committee on climate change adaptation and water management took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on April 19.
Ensuring water security is becoming an urgent matter of Vietnam in the context that climate change is causing bad impact on all aspects of the life from socio-economic affairs to the environment and ecosystem, heard a conference in Hanoi on April 19.
Atomic scientists reset their symbolic "Doomsday Clock" to its closest time to midnight in 64 years on Thursday, saying the world was closer to catastrophe due to threats such as nuclear weapons, climate change and Donald Trump's election as U.S. president.
Germany is interested in climate change adaptation projects in the Mekong Delta, Vice President of the German parliament Edelgard Bulmahn said at a working session with the Steering Committee for the Southeastern Region in Can Tho city on November 17.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to joint global efforts and actions to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights for all.
French Ambassador Bertrand Lortholary announced this project at the press release in the morning of October 20. France will support Hanoi to monitor and manage the air quality and assist the Hanoi capital metropolitan in particular and Vietnam Government in general to implement effectively the policies, actions to tackle climate change, sustainable development and environmental protection.
On October 20, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new project that will assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart and low-emission development through improved forest protection, enhanced biodiversity conservation, and increased resilience of communities.
Hanoi – A series of events, highlighting the European Union Climate Diplomacy Week from 19th to 26th September has been jointly organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam and European Union Member States' Embassies.
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization in Vietnam stated that the regional office of FAO for Asia – Pacific will grant award for a Vietnamese farmer for her outstanding achievements regarding agricultural production in the context of increasing climate change.
Experts say that rising temperatures will drive up global sea levels and the number of floods could double by 2050 submerging coastal cities and countries.
Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.
An ecosystem-based climate change adaptation project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Building and Nuclear Safety in Vietnam made strides in 2016.
PSNews - Relevant agencies should promote close and good coordination in exploiting the remote sensing satellite imaging system to effectively monitor environment, natural resources, climate change, and natural disasters, contributing to national development.
The Prime Minister has issued a plan to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change with five objectives, including reducing green house gas (GHG) emission and adapting to climate change.