Chinese premier Li meets UN chief on multilateralism, climate change during Summits in Cambodia

China commends the United Nations for prioritizing the development issues facing developing countries and actively helping them ease debt burdens, tackle climate change, improve living standards and pursue sustainable development, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501185067/chinese-premier-li-meets-un-chief-on-multilateralism-climate-change-during-summits-in-cambodia/

ADB pledges $100b to tackle regional climate change

During the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits, ADB promised to pump $100 billion into combating climate change and promote green development across the region. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/adb-pledges-100b-to-tackle-regional-climate-change

2.2 million Cambodian children exposed to high heatwave frequency

Cambodia is one of the countries currently affected, with 2.2 million children – or 37.1 percent of the total child population – exposed to high heatwave frequency, pointed out a UNICEF’s press release issued yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175840/2-2-million-cambodian-children-exposed-to-high-heatwave-frequency/

Hun Sen urges balanced approach to conflicts in address to UNGA

Prime Minister Hun Sen addressed the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in the early hours of September 24, highlighting global challenges exacerbated by the escalation of armed conflicts and superpower rivalry, among others, while urging world leaders to adopt a balanced approach to the pressing ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-urges-balanced-approach-conflicts-address-unga-0

Pollution and climate change upsurge the risk of ‘climate penalty’

A rise in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves will not only increase wildfires this century but also worsen air quality – harming human health and ecosystems, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched on Wednesday, the International Day ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501148059/pollution-and-climate-change-upsurge-the-risk-of-climate-penalty/

Cambodia Earns $11.6m From Carbon Credit Sales

The Ministry of Environment​​ has announced that Cambodia has earned $11.6 million from the sale of carbon credits from REDD+, a financing mechanism to support forests in developing countries with access to funds to protect forest resources and improve the livelihoods of local communities and ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-earns-116m-from-carbon-credit-sales

USAID commits $24M to climate-smart project in Cambodia

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on June 16 announced the launch of the USAID Morodok Baitang – a new five-year, $24 million project at four conservation areas of Keo Seima, Lumphat, Siem Pang and the Cardamom Mountains to fight against climate change. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/usaid-commits-24m-climate-smart-project-cambodia

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/

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