September 08, 2021 | 17:46
Technology plays a vital role in developing long-term solutions to decrease climate-changing emissions and companies can take action to set industry standards.
September 08, 2021 | 08:00
The ocean is the largest and most critical ecosystem on Earth and is inextricably linked with sustainable development of the planet.
August 25, 2021 | 11:00
International institutions are making plans to buy off some of Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants to shut them down as quickly as possible – but while this could reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, national energy security needs to be kept in balance.
August 18, 2021 | 08:00
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.
August 18, 2021 | 08:00
Phan Tuan Hung, director general of the Department of Legal Affairs under the MoNRE discussed the implementation of the EPR concept and related challenges.
August 17, 2021 | 07:00
A series of multi-billion-dollar wind power projects are racing to make a tariff deadline, with potential energy gridlock on the horizon for Vietnam.
August 12, 2021 | 09:00
The carbon transition is accelerating, and every company needs to play a role. The pandemic has intensified the race against climate change, renewing focus on such critical efforts by drastically cutting greenhouse gas emissions to reach 50-per-cent reduction by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.
July 24, 2021 | 09:00
Forest zoning for generation and trade of carbon credits is considered an important solution to create abundant carbon storage in Vietnam as well as establish favourable conditions for enterprises to negotiate selling prices.
July 23, 2021 | 17:16
Vietnam’s forestry system is available for building regional planning in service of exploiting forest carbon credit.
July 16, 2021 | 13:56
Vietnam is making efforts to build up smart cities that can be resilient to climate change.
July 16, 2021 | 13:55
Deploying a pilot carbon trade exchange will create a foundation for establishing an official trade exchange, which is expected to start towards the end of the decade. Vu Trung Kien, director of Tan Nguyen JSC – the builder of the SETS - Smart Emission Trading System – talked with VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of this sector.
April 09, 2021 | 09:00
More work is required to deal with poor soil conditions and erosion in the central coastal province of Thua Thien-Hue after an environmental scientist made a fact-finding mission last month.
April 05, 2021 | 12:50
A pilot project on establishing a plastic alliance of Vietnamese supermarkets and shepherding the retail industry towards the more sustainable production and consumption of plastics was launched on March 31 by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, along with the Department of Industry and Trade of Hanoi.
March 05, 2021 | 09:00
In a bid to ensure sustainable development and economic growth, the government has enacted a fresh action programme on continuing response to climate change, with new mechanisms in favour of private investment.
March 02, 2021 | 14:00
The south-central province of Phu Yen has commenced its plan to plant millions of trees over the next five years, making it a greener locality in pursuit of sustainable development.