Local residents in Song An commune in Vu Thu district of northern Thai Binh province burn straw after harvesting (Photo: VNA) – Vietnam aims to cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 9 percent by 2030 compared to the Business-As-Usual Scenario (BAU), equivalent to 83.9 million tonnes of CO2eq, using its domestic resources, according to the Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE). Vietnam’s reduced GHG emissions can be increased to 27 percent (equivalent to 250.8 million tonnes of CO2eq) if the country receives international support through bilateral and multilateral cooperation and implementation of mechanisms under the Paris Agreement, it said. Important contributions On July 24, 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved an updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of Vietnam, which contributed to enhancing the country’s contributions to the global climate change mitigation. The updated NDC identifies mitigation measures for the 2021-2030 period, and strategic adaptation tasks and measures to minimise damage caused by climate change that are specific to each sector. Compared to the already submitted NDC, the contribution on mitigation in the updated NDC has significantly increased in terms of both reduced emissions volume (compared to BAU) and reduction percentage with… Read full this story
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