Vietnam is a country vulnerable to the effects of climate change and as such, it considers adaptation a mandatory requirement to survive, said an official of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
As domestic solid waste has long been piling up and become an acute issue in Vietnam for a long time, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is developing a project to improve waste treatment and management in both rural and urban areas.
The approved land-use master plan for HCM City will have significant impact on the city’s development in the future, Nguyen Toan Thang, Director of the municipal Natural Resource and Environment Department, said.
In response to the World Cleanup Day 2018 as well as contribute to the program “ Reducing environment pollution for the period 2016-2020”, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment has launched a campaign to tackle environmental issues eliminating pollution hotspots.
In the meeting with UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim on June 26, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha promised that Vietnam will join global efforts to stop the production and use of single-use and non-recyclable plastic products.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Dinh yesterday issued a fine of VND1.9 billion (US$93,600) on a local sugar factory for illegally discharge into Con river.
The Ho Chi Minh City has set a target to develop renewable energy of 1.74 percent of the city’s total renewable energy consumption in the period of 2016 -2020, said the HCMC department of natural resources and environment.