Category Archives: English / Tiếng Anh

Vietnam’s Views on Coping with Climate Change at COP 23

On November 16th in Bönn (Germany), Dr.Vo Tuan Nhan – Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Leader of the Vietnamese Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23) – delivered a speech at the high-level … Continue reading

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Climate change isn’t just hurting the planet – it’s a public health emergency

When the doctor tells you that your cholesterol is too high, you tend to listen and change your diet. When the world’s climate scientists tell us that temperatures are rising to dangerous levels, we should heed their advice. It’s time … Continue reading

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Vietnam: Hydro-Economic Framework for Assessing Water Sector Challenges

Vietnam is experiencing increasing variability in water availability across regions and seasons. Mitigating against the impacts of such changes requires a thorough assessment of the water challenges and the design of multi-stakeholder solutions, grounded in sound analytics. Commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Technical Handbook on Design, Construction and Renovation of Typhoon-Resilient Low-Income Housing

Central Vietnam is vulnerable to climate-related hazards such as typhoons and floods and often affected by typhoons that cause extensive damage to housing, especially those of the poor, near-poor, and low-income population. Such damage has been witnessed repeatedly in the … Continue reading

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