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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

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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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Sinking land, broken houses, (above) on the banks of the Hau river in Can Tho. Besides the usual problems of land subsidence, the people of this Vietnamese city in the Mekong Delta face new threats from climate change and, soon, dams. ST PHOTO: NIRMAL GHOSH

In the shifting sands and waters that is the Mekong Delta, years of developmental mistakes, climate change as well as new dams being built upstream are coalescing to drown the vast region.

Read more: Dam, there goes the delta

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