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Bikes out, trees in: Hanoi tackles air pollution woes

Famed for ancient pagodas, colonial architecture and delicious pho noodle soup, Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi has another, albeit dubious, distinction: air pollution.

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.

Construction of Vietnam’s largest solar power plant starts

The power plant, once operational, will produce a maximum output of approximately 450 million kWh each year.
July 09, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Proposed environmental tax on coal would inflate electricity price: expert

The environmental tax is hoped to reduce Vietnam’s carbon emissions but industry experts worry it would undermine the coal mining industry.
May 19, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Smoke to ink? Indian inventors try a novel approach to tame air pollution

The device could capture 90 percent of the soot particles from cooled diesel exhaust, which can be used to make ink.
May 02, 2018 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam to focus more on wind energy to power growth

Renewable energy sources remain largely untapped across the country.
November 30, 2016 | 12:04 pm GMT+7

Fast-growing Vietnam to invest $40 billion in electricity projects by 2020

The country is also shifting attention to renewable energy to meet the needs of the economy.
October 28, 2016 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam pushes renewable energy with focus on solar power

Vietnam is grappling to generate enough energy to power the economy.
August 26, 2016 | 05:16 pm GMT+7
 
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