Renewable energy – leading solution to climate change mitigation in ASEAN

Renewable energy – leading solution to climate change mitigation in ASEAN

Investing in renewable energy sources is as a palliative measure for ASEAN to mitigate climate change, according to Vice President of Infrastructure Solutions at Malaysian-based Vertiv Chee Hoe Ling.
The minds shaping green awareness

The minds shaping green awareness

The young generation is increasingly proving its core role in sharing creative ideas about green activities and projects, with future generations facing the most serious impacts of climate change and environmental pollution.
Indonesia warns of climate change-induced rice price hikes

Indonesia warns of climate change-induced rice price hikes

Climate and weather changes are causing crop failures, thereby leading to the rice prices soaring across the world, including Indonesia, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Support exists for climate battle

Support exists for climate battle

Delegates at the COP28 climate summit in December 2023 agreed on some new and far-reaching commitments.
Next stage on horizon for HCFC phase-out

Next stage on horizon for HCFC phase-out

Vietnam has made some achievements in phasing out hydrochlorofluorocarbons in air conditioners and refrigeration manufacturing, with the technological conversion in numerous relevant businesses.
Endorsements made for Vietnam’s COP28 pledges

Endorsements made for Vietnam’s COP28 pledges

Vietnam has made a closer step towards international assistance for its energy transition by announcing its net-zero emission implementation plan on the grand stage of the COP28 climate summit.
GuarantCo and Standard Chartered collaborate on climate action

GuarantCo and Standard Chartered collaborate on climate action

GuarantCo and Standard Chartered intend to develop a climate-focused deal that aims to increase funding opportunities in Vietnam and accelerate climate action.
Central bank at the helm of shaping sustainable ambition

Central bank at the helm of shaping sustainable ambition

With the requirement that socioeconomic development must go hand-in-hand with environmental protection and sustainable development, Vietnam is actively participating in international commitments on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and minimising the impact of climate change.
UNESCO supports Vietnam in developing vision, strategy for social sciences

UNESCO supports Vietnam in developing vision, strategy for social sciences

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO on November 28 organised a capacity building workshop on developing vision and strategy for social sciences from UNESCO’s view.
The cost of Asia’s renewable energy challenge

The cost of Asia’s renewable energy challenge

Climate change currently poses the greatest long-term threat to Asian economies
APEC Leaders’ Summit highlights cooperative power

APEC Leaders’ Summit highlights cooperative power

Vietnam has proposed some solutions to drive Asia-Pacific economic cooperation across the region.
Leveraging plural values of mangroves to mitigate climate change

Leveraging plural values of mangroves to mitigate climate change

MARD and the UNDP hosted a workshop on November 21 on leveraging the plural values of mangroves to meet climate change mitigation and adaptation goals.
It’s now or never to meet climate goals - and every second counts

It’s now or never to meet climate goals - and every second counts

To achieve our climate targets, we need carbon emissions to peak by 2025 and halve by the end of this decade, and Vietnam is no exception.
Views offered at Sustainable Development 2023 conference

Views offered at Sustainable Development 2023 conference

During the first session of the Sustainable Development 2023 conference, government and business leaders shared their sustainability efforts.
Live: Sustainable Development 2023 conference

Live: Sustainable Development 2023 conference

In response to climate change, sustainable development has become an imperative for the world. This includes Vietnam, which is one of the five most vulnerable countries to climate change.
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