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Climate change is triggering a migrant crisis in Vietnam

By Alex Chapman and Van Pham Dang Tri The Vietnamese Mekong Delta is one of Earth’s most agriculturally productive regions and is of global importance for its exports of rice, shrimp, and fruit. The 18m inhabitants of this low-lying river delta are also … Continue reading

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Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries

By Ha Phuong, Reuters What happens when you heat the planet up? Vietnam is suffering from more adverse weather events than ever before, and the country endured its most severe drought in a century and downpours that caused severe floods … Continue reading

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“Summer in the City” videos explain impact of climate change

Geneva, 5 July 2017 – In a year already marked by heatwaves and new daily temperature records, television weather presenters have explored how climate change would make future summers even hotter in some of the world’s major cities.

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The Dutch have solutions to rising seas

In the waterlogged Netherlands, climate change is considered neither a hypothetical nor a drag on the economy. Instead, it’s an opportunity.

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