…About 250 scientists and staff of science, technology, and natural resources and environment departments attended the conference. They discussed 16 reports and provided ideas and comments for a draft national programme to adapt to climate change.
…Chief technical adviser to the Viet Nam-Sweden Co-operation Programme for Strengthening Environmental Management and Land Administration, Per Bertilsson, described how several European countries were dealing with climate change.
Environment Research, Education and Development Centre representative Vu Van Ninh highlighted the fact that 90 per cent of the global climate change was caused by humans and their use of fossil fuel for industrial development.
The four-day workshop has been organised by the Viet Nam Association for Conservation of Nature and the Environment with support from the Environmental Protection Department, the Meteorology and Hydrology, and Environment Institute and the Viet Nam Union of Scientific and Technological Associations. The delegates will visit Giao Thuy District in northern
Photo of a parched field from Dien Bien province, from VNA/VNS, by Xuan