Vietnam’s commitment and responsible contributions at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) were highly appreciated by the international community, opening up many opportunities for cooperation in low-emission growth and promoting circular economy in adaptation to climate change, said a Vietnamese official.
Danang has issued important guidelines and policies as the foundation to promote IT application, build e-government, and smart city and initially implement digital transformation.
Cooperation in the field of forestry management and the prevention of deforestation and cross-border trading in illegal timber and wildlife discussed.
One of the effective solutions to develop sustainable construction is to strengthen cooperation among relevant agencies in producing new, smart and energy-efficient materials with high economic efficacy and friendly to the environment.
Vietnam’s CO2 emissions rose to 282 million tonnes in 2019, second only to Indonesia in Southeast Asia. Its total annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are projected to increase by 7 per cent this decade under the business-as-usual scenario. Per capita CO2 emissions rose to 2.9 tonnes in 2019, but remain lower than Thailand and Malaysia.
More specifically, the landfalling cyclones have lasted between two and nine hours longer and have gone an average of 100km further inland. The most significant increase in tropical cyclone inland impacts occurred over Hanoi in Vietnam, and the south China region.
Vietnam currently ranks fourth in the world in marine pollution with nearly 40,000 tonnes of domestic solid waste discharged by 28 coastal provinces and cities each day, DAV Deputy Director Nguyen Hung Son said, adding that meanwhile, the country lacks extensive research studies on marine pollution and assessment of its impacts on security and national defence.
By the end of October 2020, Vietnam’s Disaster Management Authority estimated that seven million people in 12 central provinces were affected by the storms, and 1.3 million were in need of humanitarian assistance.
Ben Tre province in the Mekong Delta has issued a plan to carry out a project on coastal forest protection and development in adaptation with climate change and green growth promotion for the 2021-2030 period.
Scientific analysts Climate Action Tracker (CAT) have examined government policy of 40 countries that account for the vast majority of global greenhouse gas emissions.