UN chief calls for action on Covid-19, climate

UN chief calls for action on Covid-19, climate

The United Nations chief warned Friday that the world is "moving in the wrong direction" and exhorted nations to take urgent action to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.
Net-zero emissions strategy for tech sector

Net-zero emissions strategy for tech sector

Technology plays a vital role in developing long-term solutions to decrease climate-changing emissions and companies can take action to set industry standards.
ADB commits $60 million to improve climate infrastructure for ethnic minorities in Vietnam

ADB commits $60 million to improve climate infrastructure for ethnic minorities in Vietnam

ADB has just approved $60 million to improve the climate resilience of transport and water supply infrastructure in Vietnam’s south-central coastal provinces of Binh Dinh and Quang Nam.
ASEAN governments urged to fasten energy transition

ASEAN governments urged to fasten energy transition

ASEAN governments are urged to accelerate energy transition as a means of helping the region deal with climate change challenges and ensure the greening of supply chains whilst meeting its rising energy demands.
Vietnamese children at high risk of climate crisis impacts

Vietnamese children at high risk of climate crisis impacts

Children and young people living in Vietnam are among those most at risk of the impacts of climate change, according to a UNICEF report.
Influential institutions look to wind down coal activities

Influential institutions look to wind down coal activities

Some international lenders, funds, and insurers are joining a growing list of financial institutions across the globe retreating from coal-fired power plants, particularly projects in Vietnam and other Asian nations, as concerns grow over the role that fossil fuels play in exacerbating the adverse impacts of climate change.
Establishing standards to reach sustainable development goals

Establishing standards to reach sustainable development goals

Vietnam is making efforts to build up smart cities that can be resilient to climate change.
Tetra Pak named as one of Top 50 Sustainability and Climate leaders

Tetra Pak named as one of Top 50 Sustainability and Climate leaders

A leading food processing and packaging solutions company, Tetra Pak has recently been recognised as one of the world’s 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders.
Coal conundrum ahead forces Vietnam to rethink priorities

Coal conundrum ahead forces Vietnam to rethink priorities

While the pressure on the environment and issues like climate change are increasing, it remains difficult for Vietnamese companies and the government to turn away from fossil fuels completely.
Green growth planning set for tourism sector

Green growth planning set for tourism sector

The Prime Minister has approved a task on planning the tourism system for 2021 – 2030 with a vision to 2045
Indonesia needs 247 billion USD to achieve climate change goals

Indonesia needs 247 billion USD to achieve climate change goals

Indonesia needs funding of 247 billion USD or approximately 3.461 trillion rupiah to meet its climate-change commitments under the Paris Agreement for the 2018-2030 period, according to the country’s Second Biennial Update Report 2018.
Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and addressed the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit on May 31 evening. The following is the full text of his remarks.
Vietnamese youth submit special report to COP26 leader

Vietnamese youth submit special report to COP26 leader

The UNDP and the DCC launched the “Youth for climate action in Vietnam” special report along with a dialogue with the COP26 president-designate Alok Sharma.
Green Climate Fund offers Vietnam 30.2 million USD to deal with climate change

Green Climate Fund offers Vietnam 30.2 million USD to deal with climate change

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has provided 30.2 million USD as non-refundable assistance to Vietnam to help the country deal with climate change impacts.
ExxonMobil, Chevron investors vote for more action on climate change

ExxonMobil, Chevron investors vote for more action on climate change

Investors rejected the responses of US oil giants to climate change Wednesday, installing activist board members at ExxonMobil and directing Chevron to deepen emissions cuts.
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