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$38.3 mln coastal canal planned in Mekong Delta to check salinization

Construction of a coastal canal has been approved by the Ben Tre Province lawmakers to combat salinization and facilitate evacuation during disasters.

Vietnam’s watermelon farmers turn flooding challenge into an opportunity

They plant the creeper on the common water hyacinth to co-opt the flooding season.

Mekong Delta sinking as groundwater gets depleted

The Mekong Delta is subsiding faster than the rise in sea level, causing urban flooding, and humans are to blame.
October 11, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Standard Chartered to stop financing new coal-fired power stations

Standard Chartered said on Tuesday it will stop financing new coal-fired powerd stations.
September 26, 2018 | 07:09 am GMT+7

Japan, Vietnam universities collaborate for climate change battle

Vietnam-Japan University and Ibaraki University in Japan have signed an MOU to offer a joint master’s degree in climate change.
September 21, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Storm Barijat to devolve into depression as Mangkhut heads for South China Sea

Barijat, currently heading towards northern Vietnam, could weaken into a tropical depression Friday morning, meteorologists say.
September 12, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam braces for yet another tropical storm

Storm Bebinca could deposit 250-350mm of rainfall on northern Vietnam when it hits the region on Thursday.
August 13, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Scientists say Earth is at risk of becoming 'hothouse'

A new U.S. study says Earth is approaching "hothouse" conditions if global temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius.
August 10, 2018 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Study finds plastic exposed to the sun emit greenhouse gases

A new study published in PLOS One shows that plastic releases greenhouses gases when exposed to the sun.
August 07, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Deadly heatwaves threaten China's northern breadbasket

The North China Plain, home to nearly 400 million people, could become a life-threatening inferno, researchers warn.
August 02, 2018 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta’s splendors now a relic of the past

Development policies have all but destroyed the natural bounty that the delta was blessed with.
July 26, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Rough seas strand thousands on southern Vietnam island

Ships have been ordered not to set sail as the third storm of the year approaches Vietnam, leaving thousands stranded on picturesque Phu Quoc Island.
July 18, 2018 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures.
July 16, 2018 | 11:24 am GMT+7
 
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