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'The water's not going anywhere' - Louisiana confronts climate threats

Since being battered by Katrina, which killed more than 18,000 people and destroyed over 800,000 homes, New Orleans has started adapting to extreme ...

One year on since houses swallowed by erosion in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Residents are still trying to recover from their loss.

Toxic algae poses threat to Hanoi’s iconic Sword Lake

The algae is decreasing oxygen levels and disrupting the food chain.
April 20, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Over 1,500 houses damaged, farms devastated as hailstorms hit northern Vietnam

The storms have left many without a roof over their heads and destroyed crops that were ready for harvest.
April 16, 2018 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Erosion attacks yet another part of Vietnam’s Mekong delta

Can Tho is aware of the situation and has been working on a project to prevent erosion but the city is still one step behind the nature’s rage.
April 07, 2018 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

Research on solar geo-engineering has so far been dominated by rich nations and acclaimed universities.
April 04, 2018 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Two degrees no longer seen as global warming guardrail

Poor and emerging countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America will get hit hardest, according to studies by British Royal Society.
April 02, 2018 | 08:57 am GMT+7

US on track to meet climate targets despite Trump: UN chief

Trump faced condemnation when he announced in June 2017 that the U.S. was pulling out, painting the accord as a 'bad deal' for the U.S. economy.
March 30, 2018 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Not a drop to waste: Mekong Delta farmers battle to save water

Farming has become much harder in Vietnam's rice basket, one of the world's major victims of climate change.
March 27, 2018 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

New Zealand cools on climate refugee plan

The UN's refugee covenant does not currently recognize the victims of climate change.
March 16, 2018 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta entrepreneurs tap into fresh water business as salinization takes over

Ben Tre Province, the front line of saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta, is asking for $2.6m to fight salinization.
March 16, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Warming could threaten half of species in 33 key areas: report

'Even with the emissions cuts pledged under the Paris Agreement, temperatures that were extreme in the past are set to be the new normal in all Priority Places.'
March 14, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Prepare to sweat it out as the heat arrives in Saigon

Temperatures may rise to 38-39 degrees Celsius after the March equinox.
March 05, 2018 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: study

Sea level rise by 2300 is likely to wreak havoc in the mega-deltas of Bangladesh, Vietnam, India and Egypt.
February 21, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Global coalition petitions to end fossil power in Vietnam as deadly future looms

Coal power pollution could increase CO2 emissions in Vietnam by 20 times and doom global efforts to curb warming.
February 09, 2018 | 12:13 pm GMT+7
 
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