close to tipping point amazon rainforest could collapse in 50 years Close to tipping point, Amazon rainforest could collapse in 50 years

11:05 | 11/03/2020

The Amazon rainforest is nearing a threshold which, once crossed, would see one of the world's largest and richest ecosystems morph into arid savannah within ...

microsoft pledges to be carbon negative by 2030 Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030

22:00 | 17/01/2020

Microsoft said on Thursday (Jan 16) it would become "carbon negative" by 2030 as part of a ramped-up effort by the US tech giant to ...

un warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record

09:40 | 16/01/2020

The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said on Wednesday (Jan 15), warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel ...

eu lays out trillion euro green deal EU lays out trillion-euro 'Green Deal'

09:46 | 15/01/2020

Going green can be a costly business, as the EU's executive body made clear on Tuesday (Jan 14) when it launched a €1 trillion (US$1.1 ...

can tho to double capacity of german funded wastewater treatment plant Can Tho to double capacity of German-funded wastewater treatment plant

11:25 | 10/01/2020

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is planning to double the capacity of its wastewater collection and treatment plant, which was partly funded by ...

vietnam calls for further counter terrorism efforts in west africa Vietnam calls for further counter-terrorism efforts in West Africa

20:23 | 09/01/2020

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the UN, has called on the world to intensify efforts in the fight against ...

2019 was hottest year on record for russia 2019 was hottest year on record for Russia

10:01 | 31/12/2019

This year was the hottest ever registered in Russia, the country's weather chief said on Monday (Dec 30), as climate change pushes global temperatures to ...

hanoi schools to shut on bad air days Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days

12:12 | 26/12/2019

Kindergartens and primary schools in Hanoi will be closed if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, city authorities ...

big plans in works for mekong delta future Big plans in works for Mekong Delta future

08:00 | 26/12/2019

As one of the key economic regions with great contributions made towards agriculture and food security despite suffering from steep climate change challenges, the Mekong ...

vietnam attends 22nd ifrc general assembly in geneva Vietnam attends 22nd IFRC General Assembly in Geneva

15:13 | 06/12/2019

A Vietnamese delegation is taking part in the 22nd General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) that opened ...

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