Setting the course for emissions cuts

Setting the course for emissions cuts

While the necessary course for a greener and more sustainable future in global energy policies seems set, Vietnam’s energy transition faces budgetary and capacity challenges, both of which need to be overcome with suitable solutions.
Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

All Nike facilities in Vietnam resumed production, reinstating the company's commitment to the Vietnamese market and its carbon emissions reduction path.
PM receives leaders of global economic groups on sidelines of COP26

PM receives leaders of global economic groups on sidelines of COP26

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said Vietnam’s attendance at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) once again affirms its commitment to cutting carbon emissions to zero by 2050, and calls for fairness and justice in climate change issues.
Better, but not good enough: National climate pledges

Better, but not good enough: National climate pledges

Six years ago, nearly every country in the world set targets for reducing their carbon emissions -- but the sum total of their pledges fell far short of what was needed to keep the planet from dangerously overheating.
New study shows global carbon emissions dropped 17 per cent due to COVID-19 crisis

New study shows global carbon emissions dropped 17 per cent due to COVID-19 crisis

An international team of scientists found that the COVID-19 global lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on daily carbon emissions, but it is unlikely to last.
UN envoy says 80 countries ready to step up on climate

UN envoy says 80 countries ready to step up on climate

About 80 countries have signalled that they are willing to scale up their commitment to cut carbon emissions under the Paris agreement to combat climate change, the UN climate envoy said on Tuesday (May 28).
New service to help companies cut carbon emissions, generate savings

New service to help companies cut carbon emissions, generate savings

SINGAPORE: Singapore companies can now subscribe to a service that will help them cut energy usage and carbon emissions by about 10 per cent, and in turn, generate savings.
India offers olive branch on climate

India offers olive branch on climate

India on Thursday offered an olive branch in climate change negotiations, saying for the first time that it would consider entering a legally binding international agreement.

UN calls for higher taxes to fund climate warning fight

A top UN panel on Friday called for increased taxes on carbon emissions and air and sea transport to raise $100 billion a year to combat climate change.