Category Archives: Extreme weather

World Meteorological Organization confirms 2017 among the three warmest years on record

18 January 2018 (WMO) – In a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change caused by increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, 2015, 2016 and 2017 have been confirmed as the three warmest years on record. 2016 still holds the … Continue reading

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10 sự kiện nổi bật về môi trường năm 2017

10 sự kiện nổi bật về môi trường năm 2017 do Môi trường và Đô thị Việt Nam điện tử tổng hợp. 1. Hội nghị về phát triển bền vững đồng bằng Sông Cửu Long thích ứng với biến đổi … Continue reading

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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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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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