Vietnam urged to increase use of renewable energy

The Government’s national power development plan that calls for a higher proportion of power generation from renewable energy by 2030, including water, wind, solar and biomass, has not met its targets or the country’s potential, according to the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA). In the adjusted planning, thermal power will account for more than 50 percent of the total capacity, Nguyen Thu Trang, coordinator at VSEA, said. Trang spoke at a seminar on sustainable development held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 29. Trang said that more than 85…

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China’s Position Paper on the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit held in September 2015 laid out common visions of the world to seek win-win cooperation and development of all. The Summit adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which provides guidance to national development and international development cooperation in the next 15 years, marking a milestone in global development process. Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the joint task of all countries. While facing with sluggish world economic recovery, widening development gap between the North and the South, dwindling momentum in…

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