Published on 14/09/2020, 3:45pm
The southeast Asian nation has made slight improvements to its 2030 climate plan but still expects emissions to increase rapidly over the next decade
Bags of cement for export leaving the city of Can Tho, in southern Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region (Photo: Cong Thanh Group)
By Chloé Farand
Vietnam’s greenhouse gas emissions are set to grow significantly by 2030, under an updated climate plan submitted to the UN.
The country’s large cement sector is factored into the plan for the first time, which experts welcomed. But they said the overall target was not substantially more ambitious than the previous version.