2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic "heatwaves", are continuing this year, after 2016 topped the global temperature charts and saw shrinking sea ice and surging sea levels.

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No tax on CO2 emissions in China's new environment law

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

China has passed a law that levies taxes on pollution, but ignores carbon dioxide, one of the major contributors to global warming, according to the web site of the country's highest legislative body.

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China launches carbon-tracking satellite into space: Xinhua

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

China launched a satellite to monitor its greenhouse gas emissions early on Thursday, the latest step in efforts to cut its carbon footprint, the official Xinhua news agency said.

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Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits new high: UN

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

GENEVA: The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere averaged a record 400 parts per million in 2015, an ominous milestone for the planet's health, the UN said Monday (Oct 24).

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PVFCCo to build Ammonia production facility with Japanese partners

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

The PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Company (PVFCCo) on August 19 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan’s UBE Industries Ltd (UBE) and Sojitz Corporation (Sojitz) to study the possibility of joining hands in building an Ammonia (NH3) production facility and derivatives from gas fields in south-eastern region.

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Some fish tackle ocean global warming by pretending it's night

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Some fish tackle ocean global warming by pretending it's night

Some fish may cope with the changing chemistry of the oceans linked to global warming by permanently setting their body defenses to night-time levels, the time of day when they find sea water least hospitable, a study said on Monday.

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First foreign-funded hydropower plant to commence operations

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago

The Coc San hydro-electricity plant, the first foreign-funded power project in North Vietnam, will start generating power in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on June 8.

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Vietnam develops renewable energy

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

Vietnam develops renewable energy

The World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) and Vietnam Substainable Energy Alliance (VSEA) announced on May 12 that under the national power development plan towards 2050, Vietnamese renewable energy can meet 80 to 100 percent of the national power demand and help reduce 80 percent carbon emissions.

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ExxonMobil launches venture for low-cost carbon capture

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Báo Đầu Tư English 11 month(s) ago

ExxonMobil launches venture for low-cost carbon capture

Oil giant ExxonMobil said Thursday it was starting a new venture that could make carbon-dioxide capture a more economically attractive way to fight global warming.

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Oslo trash incinerator in carbon capture trial

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

A unique experiment to capture carbon dioxide from the fumes of burning rubbish is underway in Norway.

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HCM City: 1.35 billion kWh of electricity saved

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago

HCM City: 1.35 billion kWh of electricity saved

Over 2 million households in Ho Chi Minh City joined a family electricity saving programme from 2013 to 2015, helping save about 1.35 billion kWh of electricity, announced the city’s steering committee for power supply and savings on January 26.

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Gov't to increase energy efficiency in buildings

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Gov't to increase energy efficiency in buildings

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved an efficient-energy project aimed at reducing the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by trade centres and apartment complexes in major cities.

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The good news on global warming: We've delayed the next ice age

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

The good news on global warming: We've delayed the next ice age

Global warming caused by fossil fuel emissions is blamed by scientists for intensifying storms, raising sea levels and prolonging droughts. Now there’s growing evidence of a positive effect: we may have delayed the next ice age by 100,000 years or more.

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Global warming could stave off next ice age for 100,000 years

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago

Global warming is likely to disrupt a natural cycle of ice ages and contribute to delaying the onset of the next big freeze until about 100,000 years from now, scientists said on Wednesday.

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Climate draft puts temperature limit out of reach: scientists

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

A deal to slow climate change being thrashed out in Paris fails to map out steep enough cuts in carbon dioxide emissions to limit global warming to the target of at least "well below" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit), scientists said on Friday.

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