In Vietnam, challenging the dominance of dams and fossil fuels

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

In Vietnam, challenging the dominance of dams and fossil fuels

Like other developing countries, Vietnam’s energy matrix has been powered by hydropower dams and fossil fuels, while other energy options have gone underdeveloped. Like in other countries, the government has taken to saying that if it doesn’t build dams, the only other feasible options are coal and natural gas.

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Forum discusses forest adaptation to climate change

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Forum discusses forest adaptation to climate change

(VOV) -How to develop forest sustainably, adapt and reduce the impacts of climate change was discussed at a forum held in the central highland province of Lam Dong on July 18.

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Vietnam to benefit from ADB’s new fund on low-carbon technologies

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam is among the first eight countries eligible for assistance from a new trust fund sponsored by Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies in developing countries.

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Vietnam to benefits from ADB’s new fund on low-carbon technologies

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam is among the first eight countries eligible for assistance from a new trust fund sponsored by Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies in developing countries.

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Crop biotechnology continues to benefit the environment and farmers

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Crop biotechnology continues to benefit the environment and farmers

UK-based PG Economic recently released the report “GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2012” by co-authors Graham Brookes and Peter Barfoot who are PG Economics directors.

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RoK helps Vietnam in marine research

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

(VOV) -The Republic of Korea (RoK) on March 13 announced that it will provide marine technologies to developing Southeast Asian countries including Vietnam, to assist in the prevention of maritime accidents.

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UN - REDD eco project launches second phase in Binh Thuan

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

The People Committee of southern Binh Thuan province and the management board of the UN-REDD programme in Vietnam jointly launched its second phase in the locality on March 7.

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Biotech crop latest progress unveiled

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Biotech crop latest progress unveiled

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) last week released a report indicating that more than 18 million farmers in 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013, a five million or 3 per cent increase in global biotech crop hectarage.

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Vietnamese featured on global climate website

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnamese featured on global climate website

The US-based international environment organization 350.org has recently featured the Vietnamese language on its website, which proves the 350.org Vietnam’s tremendous efforts in becoming a model of building climatic change campaigns among developing countries.

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Global climate spending falling further behind target: report

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Global climate spending falling further behind target: report

LONDON – Global spending to combat climate change fell last year and remains far below the level needed to prevent its most dangerous effects, a report by the Climate Policy Initiative said on Tuesday.

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Facebook unveils global Internet access initiative

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Facebook unveils global Internet access initiative

NEW YORK CITY – Facebook and other technology giants launched an initiative Wednesday designed to give the whole world access to the Internet.

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Vietnamese scholars win three US scientific research awards

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese scholars and their US partners have earned three awards in a US Government programme to fund scientific research in developing countries, according to a press release issued by the US Embassy in Vietnam.

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UN praises human development achievements

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Báo điện tử CP English 14 month(s) ago

VGP - According to the report of the United Nations Development Program, titled “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World”, Viet Nam was among 40 developing countries identified to have done better than expected in human development in recent decades.

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Vietnamese scholars win three US scientific research awards

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VOV News English 14 month(s) ago 3 related news

Vietnamese scholars and their US partners have earned three awards in a US Government programme to fund scientific research in developing countries, according to a recent press release issued by the US Embassy in Vietnam.

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Vietnamese scholars win US research awards

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Báo Dân Trí English 14 month(s) ago 3 related news

Vietnamese scholars and their US partners have earned three awards under a US Government programme to fund scientific research in developing countries.

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