Salt intrusion up the Mekong River and its tributaries will be higher than normal but not as bad as last year’s record levels, meteorologists have forecast.
I have been saving more than $100 each month by cooking my own meals and not buying takeaways or deliveries.
By 2025, Vietnam will start charging households for garbage based on the amount of trash they throw away.
Having contained the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is becoming the first developing country to adopt carbon pricing in the post-pandemic period to help guide a cleaner recovery.
Northern Vietnam saw elevated levels of air pollution Friday morning, high enough to seriously affect human health, according to numerous air tracking stations in the area.
With the road leading to Hanoi’s largest waste treatment plant blocked by protestors demanding compensation and resettlement, garbage is piling up around the city.
Vietnam will be the fifth partner in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to sign an Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA), according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Hà Công Tuấn.
Authorities in Ben Tre Province have approved a plan to build the Mekong Delta’s largest freshwater reservoir to help tackle drought and salinity during the dry season.
The Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s agriculture hub, needs $4.7 to $6.7 billion in 2021-2025 for smart projects to tackle climate change, the World Bank says.
Vietnam’s $9.3 billion Can Gio Tourist City was recently approved for construction within the buffer zone of a UNESCO Mangrove Biosphere Reserve in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam is now experiencing its longest heat wave in half a century as the mercury remained high for about three weeks.
Air pollution in Vietnam has risen sharply over the years, often reaching alarming, lung-wrecking levels. The nation plans to issue a new directive to tackle the deadly problem.
Vietnam needs transparency and actual public consultation on corporate environmental impacts; and clarity in regulations relating to the environment’s capacity to withstand pollutants.
The Vietnam Plant Protection Association (VNPPA) has called for a 30 percent cut to deal with long-standing pesticide overuse in the country.
The number of sweltering days across northern Vietnam in June exceeded record levels, marking its longest ever heat wave in 49 years.
The Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve, located in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, is one of the world’s largest areas of reforested mangroves.
About VND350 billion ($15.16 million) would serve to combat drought and salt intrusion in five Mekong Delta provinces, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
As a child, Nguy Thi Khanh used to lie in the grass in her Vietnamese village and watch toxic emissions from nearby coal plants float past like clouds.
Hanoi faces growing opposition to tourism policy as visitor numbers soar