Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary



About the Cyberlibrary

The Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary was developed by Mick Kelly and Sarah Granich on behalf of the Stockholm Environment Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development, with sponsorship from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

While every effort is made to ensure that information on this site, and on other sites that are referenced here, is accurate, no liability for loss or damage resulting from use of this information can be accepted.

Global Warming and Vietnam
Global Warming and Vietnam

Climate change and Vietnam — selected resources in the Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary and on the web

In the Cyberlibrary

Engaging Local Society in the Research Process
Luong Quang Huy describes a participatory research approach designed to empower local communities in adapting to socio-economic trends and climate change. Published September 2010

Impact of El Niño and La Niña on Southeast Asia, Indochina Global Change Network, Hanoi, Vietnam, 21st-23rd February 2000
Report on the conference "Impact of El Niño and La Niña on Southeast Asia", organized by the Indochina Global Change Network, and held in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 21st-23rd 2000.

Environmental Change and Vulnerability: Lessons from Vietnam and the Indochina Region
Report of a conference on environmental change and vulnerability in the Indochina Region, held in Hanoi, Vietnam, in April 1998.

Climate and the Mangrove Ecosystem
Phan Nguyen Hong describes the potential impact of climate change on Vietnam's mangrove ecosystem. Published December 1993

Global Warming and Vietnam
Global Warming and Vietnam, from Tiempo, is a set of fact sheets containing information about the implications of climate change for Vietnam, covering basic science, impacts and policy responses. Published 1993

On the Web

Center for Environment Research Education and Development
The Center for Environment Research Education and Development is a non-governmental organization based in Hanoi, Vietnam, undertaking research and information provision on global environmental issues including climate change.

Indochina Global Change Network
The goal of the Indochina Global Change Network is to strengthen the scientific capacity of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam and hence the ability of these nations to respond to the threat posed by global environmental change and related hazards. Network activities include policy-relevant information provision, training and research on global change issues.

Southeast Asian Deltas
A research and reference site with access to studies, research projects, resource people, and publications related to the four deltas of Southeast Asia. The Ayeyarwady in Myanmar, the Chao Phraya in Thailand and the Mekong and Red River Deltas in Vietnam.

Towards Ecological Recovery and Regional Alliance (TERRA)
TERRA focuses on issues concerning the natural environment and local communities within the Mekong Region. TERRA works to support the network of NGOs and people's organisations in Burma, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Thailand, encouraging exchange and alliance-building.

Autogenerated: 15 May 2015

Bright Ideas

GE cuts solar costs

General Electric plans to cut solar installation costs by half

Project 90 by 2030

Project 90 by 2030 supports South African school children and managers reduce their carbon footprint through its Club programme

Smart street lighting

Bath & North East Somerset Council in the United Kingdom has installed smart LED carriageway lighting that automatically adjusts to light and traffic levels

Longwood Gardens

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Public Gardens Association are mounting an educational exhibit at Longwood Gardens showing the link between temperature and planting zones

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

The energy-efficient Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel is powered by renewable and sustainable sources, including integrated solar photovoltaics and guest-powered bicycles

El Hierro

El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands, plans to generate 80 per cent of its energy from renewable sources

Remarkables Primary School green roof

The green roof on the Remarkables Primary School in New Zealand reduces stormwater runoff, provides insulation and doubles as an outdoor classroom

Weather Info for All

The Weather Info for All project aims to roll out up to five thousand automatic weather observation stations throughout Africa


SolSource turns its own waste heat into electricity or stores it in thermal fabrics, harnessing the sun's energy for cooking and electricity for low-income families

Wave House

The Wave House uses vegetation for its architectural and environmental qualities, and especially in terms of thermal insulation

Mbale compost-processing plant

The Mbale compost-processing plant in Uganda produces cheaper fertilizer and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Frito-Lay Casa Grande

At Casa Grande, Frito-Lay has reduced energy consumption by nearly a fifth since 2006 by, amongst other things, installing a heat recovery system to preheat cooking oil

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Updated: May 15th 2015