Youths learn more about climate change

As one of the countries hardest hit by climate change, Vietnam has set coping with this weather change a pressing task. A dialogue was held in Hanoi on May 8 where the youths learnt how to deal with impacts of climate change.

Youth is the core force of society and they are the future of the country. So, they should have a thorough understanding of climate change. They should also know well their social responsibility for the issue and act.

 “Impacts of climate change are hugely visible. I will join in dealing with climate change impacts by planting trees, using less nylon bags. I will tell others to protect the environment,” said Le Ngoc Son, a Thai Binh resident.

Nguyen Hai Anh, a student at National Economics University said she used public transportation means and turned off electric devices when not used.

Fabrice Richy,  Director of Agency of French Development said the agency has dealt with climate matters for a long time.

“We have worked with many Vietnamese localities and the Electricity of Vietnam in the production and management of electricity to save this energy,” he added.

At the dialogue, managers, scientists and youths also talked about the realities and directions for the sustainable development in Vietnam.

Within the scope of the dialogue, the Agency of French Development and the Ministry of Resources and Environment announced the official launch of GEMMES Vietnam. GEMMES Vietnam is an economic research program about climate change.

Related

Awareness of coping with climate change raised among youngsters
Awareness of coping with climate change raised among youngsters

Domestic and foreign scientists along with over 600 students from universities in Hanoi gathered in Hanoi on May 8 for a dialogue on climate change adaptation.

Awareness of coping with climate change raised among youngsters

Awareness of coping with climate change raised among youngsters

Domestic and foreign scientists along with over 600 students from universities in Hanoi gathered in Hanoi on May 8 for a dialogue on climate change adaptation.

Hau Giang: 65-ha reservoir to be built in response to climate change
Hau Giang: 65-ha reservoir to be built in response to climate change

A 65-hectare freshwater reservoir with a designed capacity of 4.5 million cubic metres will be built in Vinh Tuong commune, Vi Thuy district, the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang in response to climate change.

Hau Giang: 65-ha reservoir to be built in response to climate change

Hau Giang: 65-ha reservoir to be built in response to climate change

A 65-hectare freshwater reservoir with a designed capacity of 4.5 million cubic metres will be built in Vinh Tuong commune, Vi Thuy district, the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang in response to climate change.