Climate Change

Climate Risks Abound for US Chemical Industry

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Proactive preventative measures are needed to help the US chemical industry adapt to the risks posed by climate change.

Climate Change Accelerating US-Vietnam Strategic Cooperation

Construction of a wind farm in Tra Vinh province. October 17 2021. Photo: Phuc Son - VNA

Vietnam projects to be one of the most hard-hit countries by climate change, prompting Hanoi to get serious about transitioning its economy.

COP26: A Setback for Climate Justice in Africa

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COP26 laid bare the lack of commitment to Africa when dealing with the climate crisis.

Vietnam Faces Watershed Moment ahead of COP26

Many roads are flooded in Ho Chi Minh City because the high tide is at its peak. Credit: Hong Giang - Vietnam News Agency. / Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh: Nhiều tuyến đường ngập s

For a sense of the stakes involved at the upcoming COP26 climate conference, look no further than Ho Chi Minh City’s fight against rising seawaters.

Record Northwest Drought Imperils US Wheat Crop

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Wheat farmers in Washington, Montana, and Idaho stand to suffer as global prices tick upward on supply concerns.

California “Megadrought”: A Sign of Things to Come?

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An ongoing “megadrought” portends a grim new normal in terms of agricultural output, wildfires, and electricity generation in the Golden State and beyond.

Water Scarcity Monitor: Saudi Arabia, Spain, and Chile

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Examining three of the most water-stressed countries in the world according to the World Resources Institute (WRI)

Ethiopia: A Geopolitical Time Bomb in the Making

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Ethiopia’s climate-sensitive economy, growing population, and inter-ethnic conflict make it a geopolitical time bomb primed to explode.

Backgrounder: Agriculture 4.0 in Vietnam

cc Vietnam News Agency (VNA), modified, Vụ mùa năm 2018, toàn huyện Ðiện Biên (Điện Biên) gieo cấy gần 6.400ha lúa nước và hơn 2.200ha lúa nương chủ yếu là các giống lúa: Bắc thơm số 7, IR64, Nếp 97, 98... Năng suất lúa trung bình toàn huyện ước đạt gần 60 tạ/ha, sản lượng ước đạt trên 37.800 tấn. Ảnh: Phan Tuấn Anh - TTXVN

In Vietnam we can see many of the challenges, and solutions, to farming in the era of climate change.

Madame la Maire: Paris, Reform, and the Improbable Rise of Anne Hidalgo

7 November 2017; Anne Hidalgo, Mayor, City of Paris, speaking during a press conference during the opening day of Web Summit 2017 at Altice Arena in Lisbon. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Web Summit via Sportsfile, cc Flickr Web Summit, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

All eyes on the upcoming Paris election, where the next president of France could be in-the-making.

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