Guidelines to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

The Ministry of Environment is to issue guidelines on achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and said Cambodia has always demonstrated its commitment under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501064347/guidelines-to-achieve-carbon-neutrality-by-2050/

Water level rises in Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake

The water level in the Mekong River has finally risen, thanks to the rainfall over the past few days, and hopefully the rain continues in the next few days so as to bring the water level to normal ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501060874/water-level-rises-in-mekong-river-and-tonle-sap-lake/

Over 300 birds dead in early March heatwave

More than 300 birds have died at the Tuol Porn Taley Boeung Sne conservation area in Prey Veng province since early March as a result of the hot weather, an area official has said, noting that conservation community members have been burying them to prevent ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-300-birds-dead-early-march-heatwave

Mekong under threat: MRC

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) called for urgent action to protect the river for the benefit of the millions of people throughout Southeast Asia who depend on it. The Mekong is severely impacted by water infrastructure projects and climate change, it said. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mekong-under-threat-mrc

MRC issues urgent call to tackle falling water level

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has called for its members to take urgent steps to protect Asia’s largest river, following a report that the water level is at its lowest. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501042594/mrc-issues-urgent-call-to-tackle-falling-water-level/

Pursat upgrades park, roads, drainage in bid to win ‘clean city’ title

The Pursat provincial administration is preparing to improve a riverside park with lighting, fix main roads and drainage systems as well as a wastewater treatment facility to beautify the town in a bid to win a clean city competition. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pursat-upgrades-park-roads-drainage-bid-win-clean-city-title

NZ-funded climate-smart farming programme ‘pays off for subsistence farmers in Cambodians’

An international development program, funded by the New Zealand government, that powers subsistence farmers in Cambodia to build resilience to climate change and lift themselves out of poverty, has shown remarkable success, according to the American NGO that implements it, International Development Enterprises (iDE). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501023207/nz-funded-climate-smart-farming-programme-pays-off-for-subsistence-farmers-in-cambodians/

Action proposed to reduce air pollution by 2030

The Environment Ministry estimates that the total PM2.5 (fine particulate matter) emissions by 2030 will reach 98.5 thousand tonnes of black carbon and various short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) that have a common source, so measures to reduce air pollution must be implemented now. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501013260/action-proposed-to-reduce-air-pollution-by-2030/

Seeing the forest for the trees: Cambodia commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050

Cambodia begins the new year as the first nation in Southeast Asia to publish a plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The roadmap, known officially as a “Long-term strategy for Carbon Neutrality (LTS4CN)”, was submitted to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501009565/seeing-the-forest-for-the-trees-cambodia-commits-to-achieving-carbon-neutrality-by-2050/

Cambodia one of just 49 countries to submit climate strategy to UN

Cambodia on December 30 submitted its Carbon Long-Term Development Strategy (LTS4CN) to the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) , according to the Ministry of Environment. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-one-just-49-countries-submit-climate-strategy-un

Floods affect almost 500 B’bang families

Flash floods in Battambang province are finished but the water inundated land and homes from Rokha Kiri district to Mong Russei district affecting nearly 500 houses and damaging about 600 hectares of rice fields. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50974534/floods-affect-almost-500-bbang-families/

CSOs cheer coal, hydro ban

A group of 10 civil society organisations (CSOs) applauded Minister of Environment Say Samal’s affirmation of Cambodia’s commitment to refrain from developing any new coal-fired power plants and from building any new hydropower dams along the Mekong River. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/csos-cheer-coal-hydro-ban

Cambodia to reduce greenhouse gases by up to 42% by 2030

Cambodia has committed to reducing greenhouse gases by up to 42% by 2030, Environment Minister Say Samal said yesterday at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50969350/cambodia-to-reduce-greenhouse-gases-by-up-to-42-by-2030/

Floods affected 45,000 families in 17 provinces

Floods over the past four months in the Kingdom affected more than 45,000 families across 17 provinces, the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) said. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50969277/floods-affected-45000-families-in-17-provinces/

Cambodia praised for addressing climate change issues at COP26

Cambodia’s political stability and peace are the prerequisites for socio-economic development, environment protection, natural resource management, and biodiversity development in Cambodia, said Minister of Environment Say Samal on Tuesday. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50968597/cambodia-praised-for-addressing-climate-change-issues-at-cop26/

Agriculture sector must prepare now for climate change

Agricultural priorities for establishing food security in the face of a global climate crisis were the subject of regional workshop on Monday. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50967731/agriculture-sector-must-prepare-now-for-climate-change/

Cambodia urges int'l support for climate change action

A senior Ministry of Environment official called for funding support from all countries to address climate change issues in the post-Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-urges-intl-support-climate-change-action

Cambodia committed to join research on safe, sustainable and affordable energy sources

Cambodia is ready to participate in research on safe, sustainable and affordable energy sources to contribute to dealing with climate change issue. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50960524/cambodia-committed-to-join-research-on-safe-sustainable-and-affordable-energy-sources/

GIZ launches climate action training course

GIZ fabric – a project of the German international development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to promote sustainability in the textile and garment industry in Asia – on October 18 launched the “Climate Action Training for the Fashion Industry” to support the industry’s ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/giz-launches-climate-action-training-course

Warning issued on possible effects of ’17th Typhoon’ on Cambodia

The Ministry of Water Resources has issued a notification stating that:On October 8, active low pressure occurred in the Philippines. This active low pressure will gradually increase its impact into the South China Sea, possibly increasing its impact to the 17th typhoon (not yet officially ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50947163/warning-issued-on-possible-effects-of-17th-typhoon-on-cambodia/

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