Climate change is threatening the economic and political future of the Mekong region. Excessive dam building is accelerating these risks. Failure to act will significantly impact growth in the region.
Read more: Climate change, dams and risk on the Mekong
HA NOI (VNS) — The impact of El Niño in 2016 will likely surpass last year's record to become strongest ever in history, according to experts.
Read more: Rough weather ahead
In the wake of the Paris agreement, Vietnam has announced a review of all it's new coal plants in the planning pipeline and under construction. Vietnam is currently the third largest builder of coal plants in the world.
Read more: Vietnam reviews coal power expansion in wake of Paris Agreement on climate change
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