Science & Education

Renewable energy sources not fully tapped: experts

The potential of renewable energy sources, especially wind and solar power, is one of the keys to Việt Nam's energy transformation towards carbon neutrality, but the unresponsive transmission network is wasting the capacity of billions of kWh of electricity.

 

Green finance necessary to achieve sustainable growth: experts

Việt Nam will need to develop capital markets to achieve its sustainable development goals, panelists said at a forum on green economy development held on July 29 in HCM City.

 

Solar-powered cameras proposed in Hòn Mun for coral protection

Nha Trang City People's Committee has proposed to install solar-powered cameras to monitor and protect coral in Hòn Mun Area after severe coral bleaching was reported.

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National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050 approved

Deputy Prime Minister Lê Văn Thành has approved the National Strategy on Climate Change for 2050.

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Việt Nam, US hold fourth energy security dialogue

Representatives of the two sides presented key issues in bilateral energy cooperation including clean electricity production, electricity market development, energy saving and efficiency, transmission and energy storage.

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Tasks, solutions set out to fulfil Việt Nam's COP26 commitments

Deputy Prime Minister Lê Văn Thành on Monday signed a decision approving the project on tasks and solutions to implement the outcomes of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

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Việt Nam's largest waste-to-energy plant hooks up to national grid

The Sóc Sơn waste-to-energy project was approved by Hà Nội’s authorities in late 2017 with a total investment of VNĐ7 trillion (US$303 million).

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Đồng Tháp promotes environmental protection among farmers

The southern province of Đồng Tháp is promoting the reuse of packaging used to contain insecticide.

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Measures needed to preserve Nha Trang Bay corals

Swimming and diving have been banned in part of Nha Trang Bay, one of Việt Nam’s most beautiful coastal destinations. The suspension is a result of concerns over damage to the coral reef.

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Waste map to help Việt Nam turn waste into resources

A webinar on measures to optimise the exploitation of solid waste potential in Việt Nam in order to turn waste into resources, was held by the Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition (VIETSE) on Tuesday, bringing together experts, and representatives from environment organisations and development partners.


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Reef recovery

Considered as the tropical forest underwater, coral reef plays an important role in marine life. In part of the water off Nha Trang beach, the reef is dying at an alarming rate. Local authorities have ordered a ban of swimming and diving off Mun Island to investigate the cause and work on viable solutions to breathe new life into the coral.

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Massive whale carcass washed ashore in Quảng Ninh

According to local fishermen, when being found in the morning of Monday, the whale, weighing about 5-7 tonnes, was in the process of decomposition and giving off a strong smell.

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Bình Định to improve waste management with international funded

Bình Định south-central coastal province will have action plans to improve solid waste and plastic management to reduce marine plastic pollution, Chairman of Bình Định Province People's Committee, Nguyễn Phi Long has said.

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