Early-Life Air Pollution Linked With Childhood Ast
19/06/2013, 03:52:29 PM
(Sciencedaily)-A research team led by UCSF scientists has found that exposure in infancy to nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a component of motor vehicle air pollution, is strongly linked with later development of childhood asthma among African Americans and Latinos.
World's poorest will feel brunt of climate change
19/06/2013, 03:49:14 PM
(Guardian)-Millions of people around the world are likely to be pushed back into poverty because climate change is undermining economic development in poor countries, the World Bank has warned.
Land sinking, coastal erosion threaten Ca Mau pro
19/06/2013, 10:29:32 AM
(VNA)-The southernmost province of Ca Mau , which is only one metre higher than sea level, could disappear in the next several decades due to land sinking unless groundwater exploitation stops.
China launches new measures to tackle air pollutio
19/06/2013, 09:25:33 AM
(Guardian)-China's cabinet has outlined measures aimed at improving the country's air pollution problems, which have plagued many of its larger cities over recent years.
Brown planthoppers attack Soc Trang City
19/06/2013, 08:34:59 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-In the evening of June 17, clouds of brown planthoppers covered many streets of the southern city of Soc Trang.
Least Developed Countries demand climate finance figures from rich nations by end of year
17/06/2013, 10:40:02 AM
(Bonn, Germany, 14 June, 2013)-The world’s least developed countries have today called upon the industrialised nations to provide detailed information about the finance they are willing to provide to help the vulnerable adapt to climate change.
Clouds cover VN weather forecasting
18/06/2013, 10:50:53 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Viet Nam has so far only accomplished 30 per cent of the workload to modernise weather forecasting technology and upgrade monitoring systems.
Savvy spending key to climate fight
17/06/2013, 11:06:16 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Viet Nam was urged to improve its management of financial support from international organisations to effectively deal with the impacts of climate change.
Met Office experts meet to analyse 'unusual' weather patterns
18/06/2013, 08:53:18 AM
(BBC)-About 20 of the UK's leading scientists and meteorologists are due to meet at the Met Office to discuss Britain's "unusual" weather patterns.
58% of Vietnamese use Internet: Nielsen
17/06/2013, 04:43:14 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-There are up to 58% of Vietnamese using the Internet with an average using duration of 16 hours per week, according to a survey of Nielsen Vietnam on Internet use in four recent weeks.