Photos from the photography contest “Portray Air, Expose Pollution” organised by Change Vietnam to raise everyone's awareness of air pollution to suggest some possible solutions and call for action of ministries, departments, businesses and people to reduce air pollution in Vietnam.
During 5 days 4 nights, fron 19th to 23rd, June, the Green Citizen Camps welcomed 49 young campers, who are secondary school students from different Northern cities and provinces, on a journey of learning about environmental issues and sustainable energy. The Green Citizen Camp is part of the E-Enhance project, funded by the European Union. The purpose of the camp is not only to create an environment where the students can freely learn and explore the Energy topic but also to let them learn and develop the Global Citizen skills in the most natural ways. Let’s look back and see what the young campers experienced during this journey?
05 skills practiced by Pascal Secondary School students at the Green Star Club Meeting (May 23, 2019)
To conclude, the conference emphasized the importance of a transition toward renewable energy to job creation in Vietnam’s power sector in the future as well as the need for further multidisciplinary efforts from a wide range of stakeholders.
U.S. leads world in coal plant retirements, despite efforts by Trump administration to protect coal
Wednesday the 20th of March: Apolitical, the peer-to-peer learning platform for government, today announced its inaugural list of the 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019.
Environmental activist Nguy Thi Khanh has been working for the socially just development of Vietnam and Southeast Asia for almost 20 years, and received the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize for her work to push Vietnam’s energy transition.
Throughout 2 days, the event called "Clean Air Store" was held at 2 major locations: Panasonic Risupia, 90 Tran Thai Tong and Trinh Cong Son Walking Street, attracting more than 1000 attendees. Coming to the event, both parents and children can access to many useful information on the topic of air pollution through many new challenges and experiences: immersing in the exhibition of solutions on air pollution, searching for clean air or exploring the colorful art world and drawing wishes for a fresh new year ...
Katowice, December 5, 2018 While the latest IPCC and UN Emissions Gap reports both issue stark warnings on the need for an accelerated phase-out of coal power, the global coal plant fleet is still expanding. At today’s press conference during the UN Climate Summit in Katowice, Urgewald, BankTrack and 26 NGO partners released new research identifying the banks and investors backing a frightening pipeline of new coal projects. “In the 3 years since the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, coalfired capacity has grown by over 92,000 MW, and coal plants totaling over 670,000 MW are still in the pipeline,” warns Heffa Schuecking, director of the German NGO Urgewald.
The global development agenda is at a pivotal point. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have set new development aspirations, and the Paris Agreement has raised ambitions for addressing climate change.