Vietnam is increasing its portion of renewable energy while reducing that of fossil energy to promote sustainable development, ensure energy security and reduce carbon emissions while at the same time boosting economic development, improving the people’s access to clean energies and creating more jobs for the community, experts said at a seminar in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on November 24.
On May 28th, Green Innovation and Development Centre of Vietnam Unions of Science and Technology Associations held the handover ceremony of the lighting model for rural roads in Tung Chung Pho Commune (Muong Khuong). Caption 1: The view of the handover ceremony.
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.
Last year, Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi, had only 38 days of clean air, according to World Health Organization standards. On average in 2017, air pollution was four times as high as what is deemed acceptable.
The worst air pollution does not fall during busy traffic hours.