Monthly Archives: October 2017

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  Advertisements

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Disaster-prone Asia vulnerable to rising risks

Asia’s poorest countries have few defenses against natural disasters and will have to get used to living with their enormous human and economic toll, new UN research says. By ALAN BOYD Asia’s poorest countries have few defenses against natural disasters and … Continue reading

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Trên 300 người chết, mất tích vì thiên tai mỗi năm

TTO – Phó thủ tướng Trịnh Định Dũng cho biết con số trên tại hội nghị về quản lý rủi ro thiên tai tổng hợp và tăng cường khả năng chống chịu trong nông nghiệp với biến đổi khí hậu … Continue reading

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Green infrastructure: A multi-purpose solution for cities

(The Sai Gon Times Online) – Investing in urban green infrastructure is a growing trend in many of the world’s cities. Cities in Vietnam are also beginning to talk about investing in green infrastructure, which is considered as a multi-purpose … Continue reading

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