Vietnam-UK cooperation in combating climate change
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Dang Quoc Khanh on July 13 in Hanoi worked with the British Embassy in Vietnam Ian Phru to strengthen cooperation in combating climate change and protecting the environment.
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Over the past 50 years, the UK-Vietnam’s collaborative activities on global solutions such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to climate change, conserving biodiversity, conserving forests, developing smart cities, and protecting sustainable landscapes, have always been important, Dang said. Quoc Khanh.
According to him, Vietnam encourages British companies to invest in Vietnam and participate in renewable energy activities, and accelerate research and development of renewable energy projects, especially offshore wind energy to replace renewable energy sources from coal-fired power plants.
Dang Quoc Khanh said Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will consider signing a memorandum of understanding with Britain’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on reducing air pollution from foreign fuels and chemical pollution from the use of agricultural pesticides.
For his part, British Ambassador Ian Frou expressed his appreciation for Vietnam’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 during the twenty-sixth session of the Conference of the Parties, as well as the concrete and consistent actions taken by Vietnam to materialize this commitment. He promised to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, especially in combating climate change, developing offshore wind energy, and transitioning to clean energy.
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