United Nations: Before long, humans will have to face with disasters everyday. The findings show that the world is set to face 1.5 disasters a day – 560 a year – by 2030, as humans put themselves on a “spiral of self-destruction” by heating up the climate and ignoring risk,…

16/05/2022

Five charts that show why our food is not ready for the climate crisis

Crops are already seeing losses from heat and drought. Can genetic diversity – a return to foods’ origins – help combat the climate challenges ahead? The industrialization of agriculture in the last century boosted production around the world – but that success also made our food systems much more vulnerable…

22/04/2022

Extremes of 40C above normal: what’s causing ‘extraordinary’ heating in polar regions?

Antarctic and Arctic temperatures have shocked researchers. How unusual are they? What are the consequences? Scientists have been shocked by high temperatures in both Antarctica and the Arctic in recent days, with one Antarctic station recording a temperature more than 40C above seasonal norms. Photograph: Natalie Thomas/Reuters. Unusually high temperatures…

21/03/2022

The big idea: can forests teach us to live better?

Community, family, connection … how trees could be the model for a new way of being When you walk in the forest, breathe in the fresh air and notice how vibrant you feel. The oxygen entering your lungs is produced by photosynthesis, where plants turn light into chemical energy, at…

21/03/2022

Creating a Sustainable Tomorrow in Vietnam: Hoang Thi Minh Hong

For International Women’s Day 2022, The World Bank is talking with women leaders across East Asia and the Pacific who are advancing gender equality today to help create a more sustainable future for all. Hoang Thi Minh Hong is the founder and executive director of CHANGE – a dynamic Vietnamese…

08/03/2022

Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN

Even previously unaffected countries likely to see uncontrollable blazes, says study, which calls for shift to spending on prevention Wildfires that have devastated California, Australia and Siberia will become 50% more common by the end of the century, according to a new report that warns of uncontrollable blazes ravaging previously unaffected…

23/02/2022

Greenland’s ice is melting from the bottom up — and far faster than previously thought, study shows

(CNN)The ice sheet covering Greenland is melting rapidly at its base and is injecting far more water and ice into the ocean than previously understood, according to new research, which could have serious ramifications for global sea level rise. “Unprecedented” rates of melting have been observed at the bottom of the…

22/02/2022

REVEALING 07 EXCELLENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS OF “VIETNAM LEADERSHIP CLIMATE CAMP” 2021

After a period of evaluation and careful consideration, the Organizers of Vietnam Climate Leadership Camp (abbreviated to VCLC) has selected seven ideas for environmental projects to continue the next phase of education and training. Previously, at the 2021 Vietnam Climate Leadership Camp, 50 young people from 15 provinces with 14…

15/02/2022

THE PEOPLE OF DA KAO WARD JOIN THE GREEN NEIGHBORHOOD EVENT

On January 16, 2022, CHANGE cooperates with the Consulate of Switzerland, the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) and the Youth Union, the Women’s Union of Da Kao Ward to organize the Green Neighborhood Festival at Apartment 1A-1B Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Quarter 8, Da Kao Ward, District 1. The event…

17/01/2022

HONOR THE CHAMPIONS YOUNG TALENT COMPETITION CREATIVE FOR THE CLIMATE

After more than a month, the contest “Children’s Creative Talents for the Climate” now also closes with the final result “broken” full of emotions. Top 10 contestants had excellent presentations and impressive answers to tough questions from the judges. The final round on the afternoon of December 19 would like…

20/12/2021