Documents Awareness - Knowledge
logo
ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS

Plan approved to realise net-zero emissions goal by 2050

05 May 2023 | 06:59:00 AM

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has issued a plan on solutions to realise Vietnam’s commitment to cutting emissions to net zero by 2050 announced at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in the UK in 2021.

 
The ministry will make amendments to legal documents, including contents concerning Vietnam’s commitments at COP26; reviewing and perfecting mechanisms, policies, and laws related to the implementation of commitments and international treaties in response to climate change.

 

Illustrative image (Photo: baotainguyenmoitruong.vn)


It will be also responsible for integrating climate change response into strategies and plans; reviewing and updating development strategies and master plans in line with the goals that Vietnam committed at COP26.

Units under the ministry will focus on developing regulations guiding the implementation of the mechanism for exchanging and offsetting carbon credits; those on auction, transfer and exchange of GHG emission quotas.

Regarding solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the ministry will carry out an assessment of mineral reserves serving the production of energy batteries; survey and assess the potential of offshore wind and radiation for renewable energy development; and test technology of coal gasification, among others.

Attention will be also paid to researching and piloting solutions to store carbon from major emission sources for a number of potential fields and studying solid waste disposal solutions for generating biomass power.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment shall also review and update the national plan on climate change adaptation in 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050; and sketch out tasks for implementing the initiative “UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration”.

(VietnamPlus)

Views: 674

Other news

Guardians of wild birds, freshwater fish

(10/07/2024 06:52:AM )

Cat Tien becomes the first national park in Vietnam on the IUCN Green List

(22/06/2024 07:22:AM )

Over 100 wild animals released back to wild in Ninh Binh in first five months

(20/06/2024 06:59:AM )

Along Be River: Headwaters forest protection efforts

(15/06/2024 09:46:PM )

Maximizing potential of wetland ecosystem in Da Nang

(13/06/2024 07:34:AM )

Trang An 10 years after being recognized by UNESCO as world heritage site

(06/06/2024 06:24:AM )

British Royal Cave Research Association to support exploration and survey of Van Tien Cave in Quang Tri

(01/06/2024 06:06:AM )

MoIT working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

(30/04/2024 06:16:AM )

Restart the public bicycle system in Hue City centre

(24/01/2024 08:24:AM )

VIDEO

Environmental Sustainability - we have choices

See more

ENVIRONMENT BRAND

UPCOMING EVENTS
The first Green Cypress to be recognized...

(VACNE) – These are 2 green cypress trees more than 300 years old...

See more
Some pictures of the ceremony to recognize...

(VACNE) – N(VACNE) – Authorities, mass...

See more
ADB finances climate resilience infrastructure...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million financing...

See more
US support Vietnam strengthen wildlife protection

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture and...

See more
PHOTO GALLERY