Diversifying rice varieties to combat climate change

31/10/2016 16:55

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.

EU helps VN cope with effects of climate change

25/09/2016 15:11

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.

Huge risk if global warming exceeds 1.5C, warns landmark UN report

08/10/2018 16:24

The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people.

Vietnam attends UN Human Rights Council’s 38th session

19/06/2018 09:30

Vietnam, together with Bangladesh and the Philippines, will deliver a draft solution on women’s rights amidst climate change at the 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council that opened in Geneva, Switzerland on June 18.

Ecosystem in Mekong River basin faces great challenges

26/03/2018 15:33

PSNews - Climate change and the development in the Mekong basin are posing great challenges. Upstream hydropower dams have badly affected the river ecosystem and livelihoods of tens of millions of people in Vietnam’s Mekong basin. In fact, lower reaches of the Mekong are facing unprecedented risks.

Deputy Minister Bui Van Thanh visits and presents donations to Khanh Hoa

08/11/2017 20:44

PSNews – Lieutenant General Bui Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Public Security, Head of the Steering Committee for Response to Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Rescue of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), visited and presented donations of the MPS to storm-hit residents and police officers in Khanh Hoa, on November 6.

EU Climate Diplomacy fair in Hanoi

18/10/2017 15:16

PSNews – The organizers of the fair hoped to send a message and raise the public awareness on the urgent need addressing climate change.

NA contributes to sustainable development

08/05/2017 21:46

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.

Climate change threatens water security

19/04/2017 21:25

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.

Nuclear 'Doomsday Clock' ticks closest to midnight in 64 years

28/01/2017 16:36

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.